Indian men’s hockey group protector, and drag-flash Amit Rohidas has been granted the renowned Biju Patnaik Sports Award for extraordinary execution in Sports and Games by the Odisha government. Rohidas assumed an instrumental part in India’s backline just as PC protecting in the as of late closed Tokyo Olympics Games, where India finished a 41-year sit tight for an Olympic award by guaranteeing bronze.
Hockey India saluted Rohidas on getting the lofty honor.
The hockey star from Sundargarh locale in Odisha has been a standard element in the Indian group in the wake of making a rebound in 2017 and has been important for the absolute greatest accomplishments as of late.
Hockey mentor Kalu Charan Choudhury, who has run after creating skilled players at the grassroots level and has been instructing hopeful hockey players from Odisha for a long time, has won the Biju Patnaik Sports Award for Lifetime Achievement in the advancement of Sports and Games. Siba Prasad was granted the Coach of The Year grant, a delivery informed on Thursday.
Saluting the awardees, Hockey India President Gyanendro Ningombam said, “I’m extremely pleased to realize that Indian men’s hockey group safeguard Amit Rohidas has been granted the lofty Biju Patnaik Sports Award for exceptional execution in Sports and Games. He is really meriting it. His commitment to the Indian Team in their Bronze Medal accomplishment in the Olympics will stand out forever. I wish this honor will urge him to improve and better for the Indian group in the coming days.”
“I additionally salute Coach Kalu Charan Choudhury for winning the Biju Patnaik Sports Award for Lifetime Achievement in advancement of Sports and Games. He has devoted his life to hockey, and this is a befitting honor for his commitment. I additionally salute Siba Prasad on being granted the Coach of the year. Congrats to every one of the champs,” Ningombam added.