Sharath Kamal to receive the Khel Ratna | Jobi Cool


Table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal will be conferred with this year’s Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, India’s highest sports honour, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports confirmed on Monday. The 40-year-old has been a standout at this year’s Commonwealth Games, winning four medals in Birmingham.

A total of 25 athletes have been nominated for the Arjuna Award this year. Among them are Lakshya Sen and H.S. Prannoy, who were both part of India’s Thomas Cup winning team, boxer Nikhat Zarin, who won the World Championship and Commonwealth Games gold medal this year, runner Avinash Sable, chess grandmaster R. Pragnanandha.

Jeevanjot Singh Teja (Archery), Mohammad Ali Qamar (Boxing), Suma Siddharth Shirur (Para Shooting) and Sujeet Maan (Wrestling) have been nominated for the Dronacharya Award again, while Dinesh Jawahar Lad (Cricket), Bimal Prafula Ghosh. (Football) and Raj Singh will be honored in the lifetime achievement category.

The awardees will receive their awards from President Draupadi Murmu at a special function at Rashtrapati Bhavan on November 30.

Complete list of award winners:

Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2022 Achanta Sharath Kamal.

Arjuna Awards 2022.

Seema Punia (Athletics), Eldhoze Paul (Athletics), Avinash Mukund Sable (Athletics), Lakshya Sen (Badminton), H.S. Prannoy (Badminton), Amit (Boxing), Nikhat Zaren (Boxing), Bhakti Pradeep Kulkarni (Chess), R. Pragnanandha (Chess), Deep Grace Ekka (Hockey), Shushila Devi (Judo), Sakshi Kumari (Kabaddi), Nayan Moni Saikia (Lawn Bowl), Sagar Kailas Ovhalkar (Mallakhamb), Elavenil Valarivan (Shooting), Omprakash Mitharwal (Chess) , Sreya Akula (Table Tennis), Vikas Thakur (Weightlifting), Anshu (Wrestling), Sarita (Wrestling), Parveen (Wushu), Manasi Girishchandra Joshi (Para Badminton), Tarun Dhillon (Para Badminton), Swapnil Sanjay Patilming (P. Jerlin Anika Jay (Deaf Badminton).

Dronacharya Award for outstanding coachesJeevanjot Singh Teja (Archery), Mohammad Ali Qamar (Boxing), Suma Siddharth Shirur (Para Shooting), Sujeet Maan (Wrestling). Lifetime Category: Dinesh Jawahar Lad (cricket), Bimal Prafulla Ghosh (football), Raj Singh (wrestling).

Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement AwardAshwini Akkunji C (Athletics), Dharamvir Singh (Hockey), BC Suresh (Kabaddi), Nir Bahadur Gurung (Para Athletics).

Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2022TransStadia Enterprises Private Limited, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Ladakh Ski & Snowboard Association.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Cup 2022Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.



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