Hockey Olympian Inam-Ur-Rehman to get lifetime achievement award

Bhopal, August 29

Former hockey participant Inam-Ur-Rehman, who gained a bronze medal on the 1968 Mexico Olympics, will probably be honoured with the lifetime achievement award by the Madhya Pradesh Government.

The Madhya Pradesh Government on Friday introduced the state-level annual sports activities awards, instituted in 2002, underneath numerous classes.

As many as 28 excellent performers will probably be awarded. Fourteen gamers have been nominated for Eklavya Award, 10 for Vikram Award, three for Vishwamitra Award and one for Life Time Achievement Award.

Director, Sports and Youth Welfare Department, Pawan Jain stated that Bhopal-based Inam-Ur-Rehman will probably be bestowed with the lifetime achievement award for the yr 2019 for his contribution to the game.

Ajatshatru Sharma (canoeing-kayaking), Aditya Dubey (delicate tennis), Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar (capturing), Gargi Singh Parihar (karate), Anshita Pandey (wushu), Param Padam Birathare (swimming), Shankar Pandey (fencing), Akshat Joshi (horse using), Anusha Kutumble (table-tennis), Priyanshu Rajawat (badminton) and Govind Bairagi (crusing) will probably be given Eklavya award.

Shivangani Verma (softball), Ishika Choudhary (hockey) and Nityata Jain (chess) have been shortlisted underneath conventional video games class for the Eklavya award.

Sportspersons chosen for Vikram award – 2019 within the particular person class embody Rajeshwari Kushram (canoeing-kayaking), Faraj Khan (horse using), Advait Paage (swimming), Muskan Kirar (archery), Jay Meena (delicate tennis) and Chinki Yadav (capturing).

In the staff sports activities, these chosen for Vikram Award embody Puja Parkhe (softball) and Karishma Yadav (hockey).

In ‘Divyang’ class, judoka Janki Bai was chosen for Vikram Award.

Those chosen for Vishwamitra Award for particular person video games embody Abhilash MT (swimming), Girdharilal Yadav (crusing). Sharad Jape (kho-hho) made the lower within the staff video games class. PTI

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