Women’s Hockey Team Captain Rani, and  Asian Games Gold Medalist in shooting Saurabh Chaudhary, bagged the the Sports Person of the Year Awards  at the FICCI India Sports Awards at a glittering  ceremony held here on Wednesday evening.

The coveted FICCI India Sports Awards are an aeffort  by FICCI to acknowledge and recognize the contribution of sports persons and various stakeholders who deliver excellent results during the year. 

The FICCI India Sports Awards 2019 have been conferred by a jury headed by Mr. Mukul Mudgal, Retired Indian Judge, Delhi High Court, and Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court.

List of awardees of the FICCI India Sports Awards 

Best Company Promoting Sports (Public Sector) –

Central Coalfields Limited

Railway Sports Promotion Board

Best Company Promoting Sports (Private Sector) –

Centre for Sports Science

Best NGO Promoting Sports –

Subroto Mukherjee Sports Education Society

Special Recognition NGO Promoting Sports –

My Angels Academy

Best Professional Services Company –

The Sports School

Best Sports Start-up –

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Best National Sports Federation –

National Rifle Association of India

Sports Person of the Year (Female) –

Rani Rampal

Sports Person of the Year (Male) –

Saurabh Chaudhary

Para-Athlete of the Year –

Sandeep Chaudhary

Special Recognition Para-Athlete of the Year –

Manasi Joshi

Breakthrough Sports Person of the Year –

Amit Panghal

Special Recognition Breakthrough Sports Person of the Year –

Esow Alben

Coach or Support Staff of the Year –


Lifetime Achievement Award (Administrator) –

Govindaraj Kempareddy

Lifetime Achievement Award (Athlete) –

Pankaj Advani

Best State Promoting Sports –


Best Sports Journalist –

Kamesh Srinivasan
Special Recognition on the theme of Building New India Through Sports & Fitness –Chitharesh Natesam – India’s First Mr Universe