Manpreet grew to become the 1st Indian to win the Global Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Player of the Calendar year award past month, whilst Rani grew to become the 1st-at any time player to win the prestigious ‘World Online games Athlete of the Year’ award in January.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju was the main visitor at the occasion.
“I constantly considered that hockey is the heart and soul of Indian sporting activities. It is the pillar of Indian sporting activities. I would like to assure that what ever assistance is wanted from the government’s aspect for hockey, we will give,” Rijiju reported.
Amid other awards, Olympic gold medallist Harbinder Singh received the prestigious Important Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 for his fantastic contribution to the activity.
He acquired a dollars prize of Rs thirty lakh and a trophy. The Milestone Awards had been presented to Deep Grace Ekka, Kothajit Singh and Savita for participating in two hundred international matches.
They acquired a cheque of Rs 1 lakh every, furthermore a trophy. Harmanpreet Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay and Nikki Pradhan had been also recognised for participating in one hundred matches for India.
They had been presented with a cheque of Rs fifty,000 every and a trophy.
Manpreet was also awarded a dollars prize of Rs ten lakh for profitable the FIH Men’s Player of the Calendar year 2019, whilst kids Vivek Sagar Prasad and Lalremsiami acquired dollars awards of Rs five lakh every for profitable the FIH Growing Star of the Calendar year 2019 Awards in the men’s and women’s types respectively.
Rani was also supplied a dollars prize of Rs ten lakh for profitable the prestigious Earth Online games Athlete of the Calendar year 2019.
“It was a good calendar year for our workforce, and I would like to devote this award to my teammates and coaches, devoid of whom I would not be keeping this trophy. I hope this award will encourage, not only myself, but a lot more players to give their finest for the country and carry a lot more laurels,” Manpreet reported.
“I have constantly strived to function tricky for my workforce and my country, and to have been recognised for undertaking the issue that I like undertaking the most, it gives me enormous contentment. I would like to thank my teammates, coaches, household and Hockey India for their assistance. I devote this award to my workforce.”
Baljit Singh Award for Goalkeeper of the Calendar year 2019 went to Krishan B Pathak, whilst Harmanpreet received the Defender of the Calendar year recognition. Ajit Pal Singh Award for Midfielder of the Calendar year was bagged by Neha Goyal, whilst Dhanraj Pillay Award for Ahead of the Calendar year went to Mandeep Singh.
Just about every of the over person awards carried a dollars prize of Rs five lakh apart from a glittering trophy.
Youthful Lalremsiami received the Asunta Lakra Award for Forthcoming Player of the Calendar year 2019 (Women, Less than-21), whilst Jugraj Singh Award for Forthcoming Player of the Calendar year 2019 (Men, Less than-21) was presented to Vivek Sagar Prasad. Hockey India President Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad congratulated all the winners.
FIH President Narinder Batra reported as head of the international federation he is delighted to see the development of the Indian teams.
“I would like to congratulate Hockey India for their endeavours of raising the bar for Indian hockey to maximum benchmarks.
Hockey has constantly been a really essential element of India’s sporting record. I am delighted to see that the recreation continue to has a significant subsequent in our country,” he reported.