List of Dhyan Chand Awardees

Started in 2002, Dhyan Chand Award Reciepients are selected by a committee constituted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and are honoured for their contributions to sport both during their active sporting career and after retirement. As of 2016, the award comprises a statuette, a certificate, ceremonial dress, and a cash prize of ₹5 lakh (US$7,800). The cash prize was revised from ₹3 lakh (US$4,700) to ₹5 lakh (US$7,800) in 2009.. Overall 51 players have won this award till 2017. Here is a list of the awardees.

Source: Wikipedia

2002

    Aparna Ghosh Basketball
    Ashok Diwan Hockey
    Shahuraj Birajdar Boxing

2003

    Charles Cornelius Hockey
    Dharm Singh Maan Hockey
    Om Prakash Volleyball
    Ram Kumar Basketball
    Smita Yadav Rowing

2004

    Hardyal Singh Hockey
    Labh Singh Athletics
    Mehendale Parshuram Athletics

2005

    Manoj Kothari Billiards and Snooker
    Maruti Mane Wrestling
    Rajinder Singh Hockey

2006

    Harish Birajdar Wrestling
    Nandy Singh Hockey
    Uday Prabhu Athletics

2007

    Rajendra Singh Wrestling
    Shamsher Singh Kabaddi
    Varinder Singh Hockey

2008

    Gian Singh Wrestling
    Hakam Singh Athletics
    Mukhbain Singh Hockey

2009

    Ishar Singh Deol Athletics
    Satbir Singh Dahya Wrestling

2010

    Anita Chanu Weightlifting
    Kuldeep Singh Wrestling
    Satish Pillai Athletics

2011

    Shabbir Ali Football
    Sushil Kohli Swimming
    Rajkumar Wrestling

2012

    Gundeep Kumar Hockey
    Vinod Kumar Wrestling
    Jagraj Singh Mann Athletics
    Sukhbir Singh Tokas Para-Sports

2013

    Syed Ali Hockey
    Anil Mann Wrestling
    Mary D’Souza Sequeira Athletics
    Girraj Singh Athletics (Parasports)

2014

    Zeeshan Ali Tennis
    Gurmail Singh Hockey
    K. P. Thakkar Swimming

2015

    Romeo James Hockey
    Shiv Prakash Mishra Tennis
    T. P. Padmanabhan Nair Volleyball

2016

    Sylvanus Dung Dung Hockey
    Sathi Geetha Athletics
    Rajendra Pralhad Shelke Rowing

2017

    Bhupender Singh Athletics
    Syed Shahid Hakim Football
    Sumrai Tete Hockey
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