Manpreet was once at the beginning really useful for the Arjuna award however he joined veteran goalkeeper P R Sreejesh as the second one hockey participant within the record of awardees for the very best wearing honour.
The opposite distinguished Khel Ratna winners this yr come with Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra and Olympic silver-medallist wrestler Ravi Dahiya.
Amongst 35 Arjuna awardees are maximum of India’s Paralympic medal winners and cricketers Shikhar Dhawan and Mithali Raj.
“The awardees will obtain their awards from the President of India at a specifically arranged serve as on the Darbar Corridor of Rashtrapati Bhavan on thirteenth November, 2021 (Saturday) at 1630 hrs,” the sports activities ministry introduced.
It was once held on-line remaining yr because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Khel Ratna award is given for the impressive and maximum exceptional performances via a sportsperson over a duration of the former 4 years.
Given the exceptional Olympic and Paralympic efficiency, the collection of awardees was once anticipated to be prime this yr.
India received seven medals within the Olympics and notched up 19 medals, together with 5 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze medals on the Paralympics within the nation’s perfect ever display on the two wearing extravaganzas.
A complete of 10 coaches have been picked for the Dronacharya awards.
Within the life-time fulfillment class, T. P. Ouseph (Athletics), Sarkar Talwar (Cricket), Sarpal Singh (Hockey), Ashan Kumar (Kabaddi) and Tapan Kumar Panigrahi (Swimming) have been picked for the consideration.
The winners within the common Dronacharya class have been: Radhakrishnan Nair P (Athletics), Sandhya Gurung (Boxing), Pritam Siwach (Hockey), Jai Prakash Nautiyal (Para Capturing) and Subramanian Raman (Desk Tennis).
Gurung, but even so being an assistant trainer within the nationwide camp, may be the private trainer of Olympic bronze-medallist Lovlina Borgohain, who will obtain the Khel Ratna only a yr after being bestowed the Arjuna award.
Sajjan Singh (Wrestling) was once decided on for Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime fulfillment along side former international and Asian champion boxer Lekha Okay.C, Abhijeet Kunte (Chess), Davinder Singh Garcha (Hockey) and Vikas Kumar (Kabaddi).
This yr’s awards variety committee was once headed via Justice (Retd.) Mukundakam Sharma (former Pass judgement on of Perfect Courtroom) and integrated three-time Paralympic medal-winning javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, and ex-world champion boxer L Sarita Devi amongst others.
Main Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award:
Neeraj Chopra (Athletics), Ravi Kumar(Wrestling), Lovlina Borgohain (Boxing), P.R Sreejesh (Hockey), Avani Lekhara (Para Capturing), Sumit Antil (Para Athletics), Pramod Bhagat (Para Badminton), Krishna Nagar (Para Badminton), Manish Narwal (Para Capturing), Mithali Raj (Cricket), Sunil Chhetri (Soccer), Manpreet Singh (Hockey).
Arpinder Singh (Athletics), Simranjit Kaur (Boxing), Shikhar Dhawan (Cricket), CA Bhavani Devi (Fencing), Monika (Hockey), Vandana Katariya (Hockey), Sandeep Narwal (Kabaddi), Himani Uttam Parab (Mallakhamb), Abhishek Verma (Capturing), Ankita Raina (Tennis), Deepak Punia (Wrestling), Dilpreet Singh (Hockey), Harman Preet Singh (Hockey), Rupinder Friend Singh (Hockey), Surender Kumar (Hockey), Amit Rohidas (Hockey), Birendra Lakra (Hockey), Sumit (Hockey), Nilakanta Sharma (Hockey), Hardik Singh (Hockey), Vivek Sagar Prasad (Hockey), Gurjant Singh (Hockey), Mandeep Singh (Hockey), Shamsher Singh (Hockey), Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (Hockey), Varun Kumar (Hockey), Simranjeet Singh (Hockey), Yogesh Kathuniya (Para Athletics) Nishad Kumar (Para Athletics), Praveen Kumar(Para Athletics), Suhash Yathiraj (Para Badminton) Singhraj Adhana (Para Capturing), Bhavina Patel (Para Desk Tennis), Harvinder Singh (Para Archery) and Sharad Kumar (Para Athletics).
Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar:
Manav Rachna Instructional Establishment and Indian Oil Company Restricted for encouragement to sports activities via Company Social Accountability.
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy:
Panjab College, Chandigarh.