National Sports Awards Winners: National Sports Awards 2022- Here is the list of winners

National Sports Awards Winners:  The list of National Sports Awards given annually by the Central Government has been released. A total of 40 people have been selected for this year. India’s veteran table tennis player Sarath Kamal has been awarded the highest sports award Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. He won 3 gold medals and one silver at the Commonwealth Games earlier this year. But the surprising thing is that the Khel Ratna award is going to me this year. I am very happy to be selected for this. I consider it an honor. said 40-year-old Sarath. 

Also, Boxing world champion, Hyderabadi girl Nikhat Zareen got Arjuna Award. Another Telugu girl, table tennis player Sreeja Akula was selected for Arjuna Avarju.  Badminton player Lakshyasen and some other sportsmen got awards. A total of 25 people have received Arjuna Award, 7 Dronacharya Award, 4 Life Time Achievement Award and 3 organizations have received Khel Prathuhan Puraskar Awards.   The winners will be presented with  President Draupadi Murmu Awards at a formal function at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

A selection committee comprising of eminent sports personalities, sports journalists and sports administrators for the National Awards every year for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Recommends nominations.

Arjuna Awardees

Seema Punia                    Discus Throw
Old Hose Paul               Triple Jump
Avinash Sable                     Steeple Chase
Lakshya Sen                           Badminton
H.S. Pranay            Badminton
Amit Pangal                  Boxing
Nikhat Zareen                        Boxing
Bhakti Kulkarni                           Chess
R. Pragnananda                    Chess
Deep Grace Ekka                      Hockey
Susheela Devi                           Judo
Sakshi Kumari                        Kabaddi
Nayan Moni Saikia       Lawn Bowl
Sagar Ohalkar                 Mallak Ham
Elevenil Valarivan            Shooting
Om Prakash Midharwal         Shooting
Sreeja Akula                          Table Tennis
Vikas Thakur                       Weight Lifting
Anusha                                    Wrestling
Sarita                                       Wrestling
Parvin                                        Wushu
Manasi Joshi                        Para Badminton
Tarun Dhillon                     Para Badminton
Swapnil Patil                  Para Badminton
Jerlin Anika                          Def Badminton

Dronacharya Award (Regular)

Jeevan Jyot Singh Teja                 Archery
Mohammed Ali Qamar                     Boxing
Suma Siddharth Shiroor                    Para Shooting
Sujeet Mann                                   Wrestling

Dronacharya Award (Lifetime)

Dinesh Jawahar Lad                         Cricket
Bimal Prafulla Ghosh                   Football
Raj Singh                                         Wrestling

Dhyan Chand Award (Lifetime)

Ashwani Akunji. See                         Athletics
Dharam Veer Singh                                Hockey
BC. Suresh                                       Kabaddi
Nir Bahadur Gurung                  Para Athletics

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