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Dronacharya Award

The Dronacharya Award,it is an honour that is presented for the outstanding guidance in sports. The award is given by the Government of India. The award officially published in 1985 and the award comprises bronze. Actually it is the statue of Dronacharya. The award comprises a bronze statuette of Dronacharya, a cash component of rs.500, 000, and a scroll of honour.

As we know that Dronacharya was the guru of Arjuna. So the best sport person award is named Arjuna Award, it is as perfect as the coaching is named after Dronacharya.

Year Sportsperson Sport
01 1985 O.M. Nambiar Athletics
02 1985 Om Prakash Bhardwaj Boxing
03 1985 Bhalchandra Bhaskar Bhagwat Wrestling
04 1986 Raghunandan Vasant Gokhle Chess
05 1986 Desh Prem Azad Cricket
06 1987 Gurcharan Singh Cricket
07 1987 Guru Hanuman Wrestling
08 1990 Ramakant Achrekar Cricket
09 1990 Syed Naeemuddin Football
10 1990 A. Ramana Rao Volleyball
11 1994 Ilyas Babar Athletics
12 1995 Karan Singh Athletics
13 1995 M. Shyam Sunder Rao Volleyball
14 1996 Wilson Jones Billiards & Snooker
15 1996 Pal Singh Sandhu Weightlifting
16 1997 Joginder Singh Saini Athletics
17 1998 Bahadur Singh Athletics
18 1998 Hargobind Singh Sandhu Athletics
19 1998 G.S.Sandhu Boxing
20 1999 Kenneth Owen Bosen Athletics
21 1999 Capt. Hawa Singh Boxing
22 1999 Ajay Kumar Sirohi Weightlifting
23 2000 S.M. Arif Badminton
24 2000 Gudial Singh Bhangu Hockey
25 2000 Phadke Gopal Pushottam Kho-Kho
26 2000 Bhupender Dhawan Powerlifting
27 2000 Hansa Sharma Weightlifting
28 2001 Prof. Sunny Thomas Shooting
29 2001 Michael Joseph Ferreira Billiards & Snooker
30 2002 Renu Kohli Athletics
31 2002 Jaswant Singh Athletics
32 2002 M.K. Kaushik Hockey
33 2002 E. Prasad Rao Kabaddi
34 2002 Cdr. H.D. Motivala Yachting
35 2003 Robert Bobby George Athletics
36 2003 Anup Kumar Boxing
37 2003 Rajinder Singh Hockey
38 2003 Sukhchain Singh Cheema Wrestling
39 2004 Arvind Savur Billiards & Snooker
40 2004 Sunita Sharma Cricket
41 2004 Cyrus Poncha Squash
42 2004 Gurcharan Singh Boxing
43 2005 Hony. Captain M Venu Boxing
44 2005 Balwan Singh Kabaddi
45 2005 Maha Singh Rao Wrestling
46 2005 Ismail Baig Rowing
47 2006 R.D. Singh Athletics
48 2006 Damodaran Chandralal Boxing
49 2006 Koneru Ashok Chess
50 2007 Sanjeev Kumar Singh Archery
51 2007 Jagdish Singh Boxing
52 2007 G.E. Sridharan Volley Ball
53 2007 Jagminder Singh Wrestling
58 2009 Pullela Gopichand Badminton
59 2009 Satpal Wrestling
60 2009 J. Uday Kumar Kabaddi
61 2009 Baldev Singh Hockey
62 2009 Jaidev Bisht Boxing
63 2010 AK Kutty Athletics(For Lifetime Contribution)
64 2010 Captain Chandrup Wrestling(For Lifetime Contribution)
65 2010 Ajay Kumar Bansal Hockey
66 2010 Subhash B Aggarwal Billiards & Snooker
67 2010 L Ibomcha Singh Boxing
68 2011 Inukurthi Venkateshwara Rao Boxing
69 2011 Devender Kumar Rathore Gymnastics
70 2011 Ramphal Athletics
71 2011 Kuntal Roy Athletics
72 2011 Rajinder Singh Hockey

 
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