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.