Dronacharya Award

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Dronacharya award
Dronacharya Award.jpg
Awarded by Government of India
Type Civilian
Category Sports Coaching (Individual)
Description
Description Highest sports coaching honour in India
Statistics
Instituted 1985
First awarded 1985
Last awarded 2016
Total awarded 97
Cash award 5 lakh (US$7,400)
First awardee(s)
Recent awardee(s)

Dronacharya Award is an award presented by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, government of India for excellence in sports coaching.[1][2] The award comprises a bronze statuette of Dronacharya, a scroll of honour and a cash component of Rs.7,00,000. The award was instituted in 1985.[3][4]

List of recipients[edit]

Key
# Indicates a Lifetime award Section-sign Indicates Para Sports
List of award recipients, showing the year, and discipline(s)
Year Recipient(s) Discipline(s) Refs.
1985 Bhagwat, Bhalachandra BhaskarBhalachandra Bhaskar Bhagwat Wrestling [5]
1985 Bhardwaj, Om PrakashOm Prakash Bhardwaj Boxing [5]
1985 Nambiar, O. M.O. M. Nambiar Athletics [5]
1986 Azad, Desh PremDesh Prem Azad Cricket [5]
1986 Gokhle, Raghunandan VasantRaghunandan Vasant Gokhle Chess [5]
1987 Hanuman, GuruGuru Hanuman Wrestling [5]
1987 Singh, GurcharanGurcharan Singh Cricket [5]
1988 No award [5]
1989 No award [5]
1990 Achrekar, RamakantRamakant Achrekar Cricket [5]
1990 Naeemuddin, SyedSyed Naeemuddin Football [5]
1990 Rao, A. RamanaA. Ramana Rao Volleyball [5]
1991 No award [5]
1992 No award [5]
1993 No award [5]
1994 Babar, IlyasIlyas Babar Athletics [5]
1995 Rao, M. Shyam SunderM. Shyam Sunder Rao Volleyball [5]
1995 Singh, KaranKaran Singh Athletics [5]
1996 Jones, WilsonWilson Jones Billiards & Snooker [5]
1996 Sandhu, Pal SinghPal Singh Sandhu Weightlifting [5]
1997 Saini, Joginder SinghJoginder Singh Saini Athletics [5]
1998 Sandhu, G. S.G. S. Sandhu Boxing [6]
1998 Sandhu, Hargobind SinghHargobind Singh Sandhu Athletics [6]
1998 Chouhan, Bahadur SinghBahadur Singh Chouhan Athletics [6]
1999 Bosen, Kenneth OwenKenneth Owen Bosen Athletics [7]
1999 Singh, HawaHawa Singh Boxing [7]
1999 Sirohi, Ajay KumarAjay Kumar Sirohi Weightlifting [7]
2000 Arif, S. M.S. M. Arif Badminton [8]
2000 Bhangu, Gudial SinghGudial Singh Bhangu Hockey [8]
2000 Dhawan, BhupenderBhupender Dhawan Powerlifting [8]
2000 Phadke, Gopal PushottamGopal Pushottam Phadke Kho kho [8]
2000 Sharma, HansaHansa Sharma Weightlifting [8]
2001 Ferreira, Michael JosephMichael Joseph Ferreira Billiards & Snooker [9]
2001 Thomas, SunnySunny Thomas Shooting [9]
2002 Kaushik, Maharaj KrishanMaharaj Krishan Kaushik Hockey [10]
2002 Kohli, RenuRenu Kohli Athletics [10]
2002 Motivala, HomiHomi Motivala Yatching [10]
2002 Rao, E. PrasadE. Prasad Rao Kabaddi [10]
2002 Singh, JaswantJaswant Singh Athletics [10]
2003 Cheema, Sukhchain SinghSukhchain Singh Cheema Wrestling [11]
2003 George, Robert BobbyRobert Bobby George Athletics [11]
2003 Kumar, AnoopAnoop Kumar Boxing [11]
2003 Singh Jr., RajinderRajinder Singh Jr. Hockey [11]
2004 Poncha, CyrusCyrus Poncha Squash [12]
2004 Savur, ArvindArvind Savur Billiards & Snooker [12]
2004 Sharma, SunitaSunita Sharma Cricket [12]
2005 Baig, IsmailIsmail Baig Rowing [13]
2005 Rao, Maha SinghMaha Singh Rao Wrestling [13]
2005 Singh, BalwanBalwan Singh Kabaddi [13]
2005 Venu, M.M. Venu Boxing [13]
2006 Ashok, KoneruKoneru Ashok Chess [14]
2006 Chandralal, DamodaranDamodaran Chandralal Boxing [14]
2006 Singh, R. D.R. D. Singh Athletics [14]
2007 Singh, JagdishJagdish Singh Boxing [15]
2007 Singh, JagminderJagminder Singh Wrestling [15]
2007 Singh, Sanjeeva KumarSanjeeva Kumar Singh Archery [15]
2007 Sridharan, G. E.G. E. Sridharan Volleyball [15]
2008 No award [5]
2009 Bisht, JaydevJaydev Bisht Boxing [16]
2009 Gopichand, PullelaPullela Gopichand Badminton [16]
2009 Singh, S. BaldevS. Baldev Singh Hockey [16]
2009 Singh, SatpalSatpal Singh Wrestling [16]
2010 Agarwal, SubhashSubhash Agarwal Billiards & Snooker [17]
2010 Bansal, Ajay KumarAjay Kumar Bansal Hockey [17]
2010 Chandrup, CaptainCaptain Chandrup Wrestling [17]
2010 Kutty, A. K.A. K. Kutty Athletics [17]
2010 Singh, L IbomchaL Ibomcha Singh Boxing [17]
2011 Rathore, Devender KumarDevender Kumar Rathore Gymnastics [18]
2011 Roy, Kuntal KumarKuntal Kumar Roy Athletics # [18]
2011 Ramphal, Ramphal Wrestling [18]
2011 Roy, Inukurthi VenkateshwaraInukurthi Venkateshwara Roy Boxing [18]
2011 Singh Jr., RajinderRajinder Singh Jr. Hockey # [18]
2012 Bhatia, Jasvinder SinghJasvinder Singh Bhatia Athletics # [19]
2012 Dabas, SunilSunil Dabas Kabaddi [19]
2012 Fernandez, B. I.B. I. Fernandez Boxing [19]
2012 Mukherjee, BhawaniBhawani Mukherjee Table Tennis # [19]
2012 Poonia, VirenderVirender Poonia Athletics [19]
2012 Singh, SatyapalSatyapal Singh Athletics Section-sign [19]
2012 Singh, HarendraHarendra Singh Hockey [19]
2012 Singh, YashvirYashvir Singh Wrestling [19]
2013 Mahato, PurnimaPurnima Mahato Archery [20]
2013 Saini, Narender SinghNarender Singh Saini Hockey [20]
2013 Singh, MahavirMahavir Singh Boxing [20]
2013 Singh, RajRaj Singh Wrestling # [20]
2013 Thomas, K. P.K. P. Thomas Athletics # [20]
2014 Gogi, GurcharanGurcharan Gogi Judo # [21]
2014 Jacob, JoseJose Jacob Rowing # [21]
2014 Lingappa, N.N. Lingappa Athletics # [21]
2014 Manoharan, GanapathyGanapathy Manoharan Boxing # [21]
2014 Prasad, MahabirMahabir Prasad Wrestling [21]
2015 Ameen, NiharNihar Ameen Swimming # [22]
2015 Singh, AnoopAnoop Singh Wrestling [22]
2015 Singh, HarbansHarbans Singh Athletics # [22]
2015 Singh, NavalNaval Singh Athletics Section-sign [22]
2015 Singh, Swatantar RajSwatantar Raj Singh Boxing # [22]
2016 Dhayal, Sagar MalSagar Mal Dhayal Boxing [23]
2016 Kumar, S. PradeepS. Pradeep Kumar Swimming # [23]
2016 Nandi, BishweshwarBishweshwar Nandi Gymnastics [23]
2016 Phogat, Mahavir SinghMahavir Singh Phogat Wrestling # [23]
2016 Ramesh, NagapuriNagapuri Ramesh Athletics [23]
2016 Sharma, RajkumarRajkumar Sharma Cricket [23]

References[edit]

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