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National Sports Awards for 2014-15

National Sports Awards for 2014-15

President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Nation Sports Awards in various categories at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on August 29, 2015 on the eve of National Sports Day.

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

  • Sania Mirza– In recognition of her outstanding achievements in game of Tennis. Presently she is ranked no 1 women’s player in Women’s Double category.

Dronacharya Award

  • Naval Singh- Athletics (Javelin throw) Para-sports coach.
  • Anoop Singh- Wrestling coach.
  • Harbans Singh- Athletics coach.
  • Swatantar Raj Singh- Boxing coach.
  • Nihar Ameen- Swimming coach.

Arjuna Award

  • Sandeep Kumar- Archery.
  • M R Poovamma- Athletics (4X400 metres relay).
  • Kidambi Srikanth- Badminton.
  • Mandeep Jangra- Boxing.
  • Rohit Sharma- Cricket.
  • Dipa Karmakar- Gymnastics.
  • Sreejesh P R- Hockey.
  • Manjeet Chhillar- Kabaddi.
  • Abhilasha Mhatre- Kabaddi.
  • Swaran Singh- Rowing.
  • Anup Kumar Yama- Roller Skating.
  • Jitu Rai-  Shooting.
  • Sathish Kumar- Weightlifting.
  • Bajrang- Wrestling.
  • Babita Kumari- Wrestling.
  • Y Sanathoi Devi- Wushu.
  • Sharath M Gayakwad- Para-Swimming.

Dhyan Chand Award


  • Romeo James- Hockey.
  • Shiv Prakash Mishra- Tennis.
  • P Nair- Volleyball.

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