HI/Hockey India recommended sportspersons for Arjuna Award

Q.  Hockey India has recommended which players for the Arjuna Award?
- Published on 12 May 16

a. VR Raghunathan
b. Dharamvir Singh
c. Ritu Rani
d. All of the above

ANSWER: All of the above
Hockey India has recommended national men’s team players VR Raghunath and Dharamvir Singh and women’s capital team Ritu Rani for the Arjuna Award.
  • Defender Raghunath and midfielder Dharamvir won the Asian Games gold medal at Incheon and were silver medallists in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
  • Ritu is a midfilder who captained the Indian women’s team to its first Olympic qualification.
  • HI also declared Sylvanus Dung Dung has been recommended for the Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award and veteran coach C.R. Kumar recommended for the Dronacharya Award.

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