Hockey India Awards 2022: Hardik Singh And Savita Punia Win Top Honours
Last Updated: March 17, 2023, 17:03 IST
The winners on the fifth Hockey India Awards pose with Anurag Thakur. (Pic Credit: Hockey India)
The winners for the 12 months 2021 and 2022 had been introduced on the fifth Hockey India Awards held in Delhi on Friday
The Hockey India held its fifth annual awards on the nationwide capital on Friday with India males’s group vice-captain Hardik Singh and girls’s captain Savita Punia profitable the high honours for the 12 months 2022 throughout a glittering ceremony attended by high-profile dignitaries. The duo received Balbir Singh Senior Award For Player of the Year of their respective classes whereas taking a money value of Rs 25 lakh every.
The legendary Gurubux Singh was honoured with the Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022.
“It’s been a unbelievable 12 months, and it feels nice to be recognised for my efforts. I consider we had a curler coaster 12 months as a group, and there are gamers who’ve carried out exceptionally nicely this 12 months as nicely. I actually really feel that I’m accepting this honour on behalf of the whole group,” said Hardik after winning the award.
Savita expressed her gratitude upon winning the award while praising her teammates. “This is a tremendous honour for which I am extremely grateful. We performed admirably as a team, and winning the FIH Women’s Nations Cup was a watershed moment for us. I thank my teammates, coach and support staff for their continuous encouragement and hard work,” she stated.
The winners for the 12 months 2021 had been additionally honoured in the course of the ceremony that was additionally attended by Cabinet Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju, Minister of Sports, Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Narendra Tomar and Youth Affairs and Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur.
Hockey India President Dilip Tirkey started the occasion delivering a welcome word with the previous, current and way forward for each Indian and girls hockey current in attendance.
For the 12 months 2021, present India males hockey captain Harmanpreet Singh received the Player of the Year award whereas Savita was declared girls participant of the 12 months.
Amit Singh Bakshi, who was a part of India’s 1956 Melbourne Olympics gold medal profitable group, was given the Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award for the 12 months 2021. Besides numerous awards had been handed to gamers throughout a myriad senior and junior classes.
The Winners of the Hockey India Annual Awards 2022 are:
|Sr. No.||Award/Category||Prize Money||Winners|
|1.||Hockey India Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award 2022||INR 30.00 Lakh + trophy||Gurbux Singh|
|2.||Hockey India Balbir Singh Sr. Award for Player of the Year 2022 (Men)||INR 25.00 Lakh + trophy||Hardik Singh|
|3.||Hockey India Balbir Singh Sr. Award for Player of the Year 2022 (Women)||INR 25.00 Lakh + trophy||Savita|
|4.||Hockey India Jugraj Singh Award for Upcoming Player of the Year 2022
(Men – Under 21)
|INR 10.00 Lakh + trophy||Uttam Singh|
Hockey India Asunta Lakra Award for Upcoming Player of the Year 2022
(Women – Under 21)
|INR 10.00 Lakh + trophy||Mumtaz Khan|
Hockey India Dhanraj Pillay Award for
Forward of the Year 2022
|INR 5.00 Lakh + trophy||Vandana Katariya|
Hockey India Ajit Pal Singh Award for
Midfielder of the Year 2022
|INR 5.00 Lakh + trophy||Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam|
Hockey India Pargat Singh Award for
Defender of the Year 2022
|INR 5.00 Lakh + trophy||Harmanpreet Singh|
Hockey India Baljit Singh Award for
Goalkeeper of the Year 2022
|INR 5.00 Lakh + trophy||Krishan B Pathak|
|10.||Hockey India Jaman Lal Sharma Award for Invaluable Contribution 2022||INR 5.00 Lakh + trophy||Pritam Siwach|
|11.||Hockey India President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement 2022||INR 5.00 Lakh + trophy||Hockey Ace Foundation|
|12.||Hockey India President Award for Umpire/Umpire Manager 2022||INR 2.50 Lakh + trophy||Gurinder Singh Sangha|
|13.||Hockey India President Award for Technical Official 2022||INR 2.50 Lakh + trophy||Mohd Mogul Muneer|
|Sr. No.||Award/Category||Prize Money||Winners|
|1.||FIH Men’s Player of the Year 2022||INR 10.00 Lakh||Harmanpreet Singh|
|2.||FIH Goalkeeper of the Year 2022 (Men)||INR 5.00 Lakh||PR Sreejesh|
|3.||FIH Goalkeeper of the Year 2022 (Women)||INR 5.00 Lakh||Savita|
|4.||FIH Coach of the Year 2022 (Women)||INR 5.00 Lakh||Janneke Schopman|
|5.||FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year 2022||INR 5.00 Lakh||Mumtaz Khan|
|6.||300 International Caps||INR 3.00 Lakh||Manpreet Singh|
|7.||250 International Caps||INR 2.50 Lakh||Rani|
|8.||200 International Caps||INR 2.00 Lakh||Mandeep Singh|
|9.||200 International Caps||INR 3.00 Lakh||Navjot Kaur|
|10.||150 International Caps||INR 1.50 Lakh||Harmanpreet Singh|
|11.||Umpire in 150 Senior International match||INR 1.50 Lakh||Javed Shaikh|
|12.||100 International Caps||INR 1.00 Lakh||Neha|
|13.||100 International Caps||INR 1.00 Lakh||Navneet Kaur|
|14.||100 International Caps||INR 1.00 Lakh||Lalremsiami|
|15.||Goal in Debut Match||INR 1.00 Lakh||Karthi Selvam|
|16.||Top goal-scorer for FIH Men’s Hockey Pro League 2021-22||INR 1.00 Lakh||Harmanpreet Singh|
|17.||Best Goalkeeper of FIH Hockey Women’s Nations Cup Spain 2022||INR 1.00 Lakh||Savita|
|18.||Top purpose scorer of Sultan of Johor Cup 2022||INR 1.00 Lakh||Sharda Nand Tiwari|
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