Which Awards is Given for Excellence in Sports Coaching

Which of the following awards is given for excellence in sports coaching ?

  1. Arjun Award
  2. Dada Sahab Phalke Award
  3. Sahitya Academi Award
  4. dronacharya Award
Manish Listener Asked on 8th April 2015 in Sports.
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Answer: Dronacharya Award

Dronacharya is Indian award given to those personalities who give a great contribution in Sports Coaching. Dronacharya award instituted in 1985 by the Government of India. O M Nambiar (Athletics coach) was the first coach received Dronacharya Award in 1985. B I Fenadez was the first foreign coach (Cuban Boxing), who won Dronacharya award. The Dronacharya awards will be presented by the President on the Sports Day August 29. Dronacharya Award consists of a bronze statuette of Dronacharya and a cash prize of Rs. 5 lac. As the best sportsperson award is named Arjuna Award.

RE: Which awards is given for Excellence in Sports Coaching

Here are some similar national awards in India.

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna: Highest sports award in India

Arjun Awards: For outstanding achievements

Dhyan Chand Award: For lifetime achievement in sports and games.

Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar: To organisations or person other than sportsperson and coaches who contribute in the development of sports in the country.

Winner of 2014 Dronacharya award

Mahabir Prasad                       – Wrestling
Lingappa ­                                     – Athletics
Manoharan                                – Boxing
Gurcharan Singh Gogi        – Jodo
Jose Jacob                                 – Rowing

Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 8th April 2015.
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