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National Sports Award Winners 2016

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award Winners 2016:

This award was presented to four sports persons in different discipline of sports
for their outstanding performance from the past years.
Badminton – P.V. Sindhu,
Gymnastics – Dipa Karmakar,
Shooting – Jitu Rai,
Wrestling – Sakshi Malik.


Arjuna Award Winners 2016:

Archery – Rajat Chauhan,
Athletics – Lalita Babar,
Billiards & Snooker – Sourav Kothari,
Boxing – Shiva Thapa,
Cricket – Ajinkya Rahane,
Football – Subrata Paul,
Hockey – Rani and Raghunath VR,
Shooting – Gurpreet Singh and Apurvi Chandela,
Table tennis – Soumyajit Ghosh,
Wrestling – Vinesh and Amit Kumar,
Para-Athletics – Sandeep Singh Mann and Virender Singh for Wrestling (Deaf).


Dronacharya Awards 2016

This award is presented to the coaches who produce the prestigious medal winners in international sports events.

Athletics – Nagapuri Ramesh,
Boxing – Sagar Mal Dhayal,
Cricket – Raj Kumar Sharma,
Gymnastics – Bishweshwar Nandi,
Swimming (Lifetime) – S Pradeep Kumar and
Wrestling (Lifetime) – Mahabir Singh.

Rashtriya Khel Protsahana Purushkar 2016:

This award is presented to the organizations and individuals for their active participation in sports promotion and development.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI),
India Infrastructure Finance Corporate Limited (IFCL),
Subroto Mukherjee Sports Education Society,
Dadar Parsee Zoroastrian cricket club, Hockey Citizen Group,
Usha School of Athletics and STAIRS

Name the university which was conferred with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy 2016?
Punjabi University, Patiala.

Dhyan Chand Award 2015

Athletics – Satti Geetha,
Hockey – Sylvanus Dung Dung and
Rower – Rajendra Prashad Shelke.

Current Affairs Questions on RIO- Olympics 2016:

  • Olympic games will be conducted for every 4 years and This year Olympics (31st Olympics) conducted in Rio-de Enero of Brazil from 5th august to 21st august 2016.
  • In which 206 events was conducted in 28 sports and more than 11000 athletes were participated from 206 countries.
  • The theme of Olympics 2016 – ‘World Peace and Environment’.
  • Goodwill ambassadors of Rio – Olympics 2016: Abhinav Bindra, Sachin Tendulkar (Cricket Icon), Salman Khan, A.R.Rahman(Music).

Which country won highest medals in Rio-Olympics 2016?
USA – 121 (Gold -46, Silver-36, Bronze -38).

2nd position – China with 70 medals and
3rd position – Britain with 67 medals.

Note: India got 2 medals 1 silver and 1 bronze in Rio-Olympics 2016.

How many countries had participated in Olympics 2016? 201.

Where will be the opening ceremony of Rio-Olympics was held?
Maracana Football stadium, Brazil.

Which country hosted this year Rio-Olympics 2016?
Brazil (Rio-Dejeuner).

How many medals (gold, silver & bronze) was presented to the winners in Rio-Olympics 2016?
2102 medals.

Who won the bronze medal in the event of wrestling under 58kgs category?
Sakshi Malik (Haryana).

Name the sports events which were newly added in this year Olympics?
Rugby Sevens and Golf.

Which country will be hosting the 2020 Olympics?
Japan (Tokyo).

Who won the first gold medal in Olympics 2016?
Ginny Thrasher from the USA.

Who is the flag bearer at the opening ceremony of Rio-Olympics 2016 from India?
Abhinav Bindra (shooter).

The rings on the olympic game’s flag indicates _____________.
Five continents of the world – Africa, America, Asia, Australia and Europe.

What is the headquarters of IOC (International Olympic Committee)?
Lausanne (Switzerland). (Indian Olympic Committee Head Quarters is located in New Delhi).

Who is the president of IOC (International Olympic Committee)?
Thomas Bach. ( Head of Indian Olympic Committee – Narayana Ramachandran).

Name the countries which have participated for the first time in Olympics 2016 ?
Kosova and South Sudan.

What is the motto of IOC?
Citius, Altius & Fortius (Faster, Higher & Stronger).

Where were the first Olympic games held?

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