Eklavya Award Winner 2020 | List of Eklavya Award Recipients By Year

Eklavya Award Winner

Eklavya Award is given by the Government of Karnataka to sports personalities of the nation to promote, encourage, and recognition for Odisa Sports personalities in the State. It is an honorary sports award initiated in 1993, conferred by the “The Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT)” of IMFA Group.

The first Eklavya Award was honored to Amit Roy Choudhary for volleyball in 1993. Latest eklavya award honored to Ranjan S Shetty for kho-kho in 2019. It carries 50 thousand cash for every Eklavya Award Winner. Those who are curious to know Eklavya Award Winner 2020 are informed to go through the content mentioned below.

This award is given to only those who are less than 19 years old and participated at least 02 times in 5 years in national or international sports. This award comes from a character from the epic The Mahābhārata, and due to the circumstances of how he learned archery; Eklavya has come to signify an autodidact.

Eklavya Award is one of the most prestigious awards for sports personalities. Here, we have designed a complete list of Eklavya Award Winners. The main motive of giving this award to young sports personalities of Odissa is to encourage towards them sports.

List of Eklavya Award Recipients By Year

Recipient Year Awarded
Amit Roy Choudhary 1993 volleyball
Najib Aga 1994
Raymond D’Souza 1995 Body Building
SumitRichar Shailesha.R 1995 Basketball 1997 Gymnastics
Janet SowmyaraniJathanna 1999 Roller Skating
AjitWijetilekk Badminton 2002
Pooja R Alva 2005 Swimming ( RVCE )
Adarsha C P Kho-Kho 2008
Girish A Koushik 2008 Chess ( RVCE )
MadhaviGiri 2009 Swimming ( RVCE )
Jyothi H M Athletics 2010
Viani Antonio D’Chuna 2010 Chess ( RVCE )
Robin Uthappa 2010
Amoolya Kamal 2010
Jeeva Kumar S 2010
Santosh C R 2010
PoojashriVenkatesh 2010
Nethravathi V 2010
Shubha Chittaranjan 2010
Ravi Kumar T D 2010
Sudhir Kumar 2010
Roshan Ferraro 2010
Naveen S 2010
Pragna H.A 2010
Rajesh Shinde 2010 ( VTU )
Shodhan Rai 2014 (Natural Body Builder and Represented India in various International Bodybuilding Competitions)
Vishal Kumar 2014 (Football)
YashasDevappa 2014 – Chess ( RVCE )
Meghana M Sajjanar 2015- Rifle shooting
M. Aravind 2016 (swimming)( RVCE )
Akash Aradhya 2016 (roller skating)
KhyatiVakharia 2016 (athletics)
S.K. Uthappa 2016 (hockey)
MalaprabhaJadhav 2016 (judo)
Twisha 2016 (canoeing & kayaking)
K. Purushothama 2016 (shooting)
Vineeth Manuel 2016 (badminton)
O. SushmithaPawar 2016 (kabaddi)
SharrmadaaBaluu 2016 (tennis)
Archana Kamath 2016 (table tennis)
Nishya Joseph 2016 (Volleyball)
N. Lokesh 2016 (gymnastics)
Lakshmana C. Kurani 2016 (cycling)
M. Niranjan 2016 (para swimming)
Ranjan S Shetty 2019 (Kho-kho)