National Sports Awards 2023: Khel Ratna to shuttlers Satwik-Chirag, Arjun Award to Mohammed Shami, see complete list of award recipients

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National Sports Awards 2023: Khel Ratna to shuttlers Satwik-Chirag, Arjun Award to Mohammed Shami, see complete list of award recipients

National Sports Awards 2023:National Award Ceremony is being organized at Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Draupadi Murmu is honoring the players who performed brilliantly in 2023. Indian cricket team’s fast bowler Mohammed Shami received the Arjuna Award. Shami had performed brilliantly in the ODI World Cup 2023 held at home. He was the bowler taking the most wickets in the tournament. Only Shami has received the Arjun Award in cricket.

At the same time, star shuttlers Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty were awarded the Khel Ratna for their stellar performance in badminton last year. This is the biggest sports award in the country. This time a total of 26 players will be given Arjun Awards while two players have been honored with Khel Ratna.

Apart from this, five coaches have been given Dronacharya Awards. In this, wrestling coach Lalit Kumar, chess coach RB Ramesh, Mahavir Prasad Saini in para athletics, Shivendra Singh in hockey and Ganesh Prabhakar in Malkhamb have received this award. Dhyanchand Award for Livetime Achievement has been given to 3 people for lifetime achievement in sports and games.

It includes Manjusha Kanwar, Vineet Kumar Sharma and Kavita Selvaraj. Manjusha won medals in badminton events at the 1998 Commonwealth Games and South Asian Games. Vineet Kumar has won silver and bronze medals in the hockey event of the Commonwealth Games. He was also a part of the Indian team that played the Olympics. He has also been honored with the Dhyanchand Award for Lifetime Achievement. Apart from him, Kabaddi player Kavitha Selvaraj has also won medals in Asian Games and Asian Kabaddi Championship.

These players were honored

Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2023

Namegame
Chirag Shettybadminton
Satwiksairaj Rankireddybadminton

 

Arjun Award 2023

Namegame
Ojas Praveen DawtaleArchery
Aditi Gopichand SwamiArchery
Srishankar Mathletics
Parul Chaudharyathletics
Mohammad Hussamuddinboxing
R Vaishalichess
Mohammed ShamiCricket
Anush Agarwalhorse riding
Divyakriti Singhhorse riding dressage
Diksha Dagargolf
Krishna Bahadur PathakHockey
Sushila ChanuHockey
Pawan KumarKabaddi
Ritu NegiKabaddi
Nasreenkho-kho
Pinkilawn ball
Aishwarya Pratap Singh TomarShooting
Isha SinghShooting
Harinder Pal Singh SandhuSquash
Ayhika Mukherjeetable tennis
Sunil KumarWrestling
LastWrestling
Roshibina Deviwushu
Sheetal Devipara archery
Ajay Kumar Reddyblind cricket
Prachi Yadavpara canoeing


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