Hockey India Awards: Hardik Singh and Savita Player of the Year 2022
khaskhabar.com : Saturday, March 18, 2023 12:27 PM
New Delhi. Young midfielder Hardik Singh and experienced goalkeeper Savita were on Friday honored with the Balbir Singh Senior Award for the Male and Female Player of the Year 2022 respectively at the Hockey India Fifth Annual Awards 2022.
As soon as the names of Hardik and Savita were announced, the entire hall echoed with thunderous applause. Apart from the gleaming trophy, both were given a cash prize of Rs 25 lakh each.
The award ceremony began with felicitating the awardees for 2021 and 2022. Hockey legend and member of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics gold medal winning team Amit Singh Bakshi received the Hockey India Life Time Achievement Award for 2021 while Harmanpreet Singh and Savita received the Player of the Year (Male and Female) award for 2021.
The Major Dhyan Chand Life Time Achievement Award for the year 2022, which carries a cash prize of Rs 30 lakh and a trophy, was presented to Gurbux Singh for his phenomenal contribution to the sport of hockey.(IANS)
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