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Sportslogon sports award on Aug 16
Sportslogon Team August 6th 2017

Bhubaneswar : The Good Samaritan Trust managed sports website of the State will celebrate their 6th anniversary on August 16 at Jaydev Bhawan here. On the occasion of the anniversary five sportsperson of the State will be felicitated, Good Samaritan Trust Secretary Tanmay Das informed.

Junior tennis player Rutuparna Chaoudhry, swimmer Pratyasa Ray, visually challenged chess player Soundarya Pradhan Gopinath Sethi and Ramuri Singhray will receive Kumudini Krida Prativa award, young emerging player of the year, sports person of the year, best coach of all time and player of the Bygone Era awards respectively. Rutuparna will receive the trophy along with cash award of Rs 10,000 and four other awardees will get the trophy along with cash award of Rs 25,000 each.

Pratyasa bagged two gold a silver medals in the 62nd National School Games held at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Swimming Pool in Gujarat in last year. She made the State proud by winning four gold and a silver medal in the Under-15 girls category in the South Asian Aquatic Championships, which held at Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Pool Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pratyasa will receive the emerging player of the year award.

Ruruparna is the top rated tennis player of the State, she was the first player of the State played in the Kolkata Tennis league will get the Kumudini Krida Prativa award. She was won 35 AITA titles including 25 numbers of singles titles.

Soundarya bagged bonze medal in the Asia Pacific Chess Championship for Visually Challenged. Earlier he finished seventh in the World Junior Chess Championship for the Blind, will receive the player of the year award.

The six member jury committee comprises of Angul Sukinda Railways CMD Dillip Samantaray, sports journalists Shamikya Pattnaik, senior television journalists Durgasis, Hockey Gangapur Odisha secretary Deabsis Gauda, Sportslogon magazine sub-editor Binaya Bhusan Pattnaik and secretary Tanamya Das were unanimously selected the awardees names. .
This news was added and updated on : August 6th 2017
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