Today, non-cricketing awards are on the rise. Olympic medal winners are also to be awarded thereby increasing the list of awards. To be eligible for the record, a sportsperson has to achieve excellence in sports.
Not only should he perform good consistently for three consecutive years, a sportsperson needs to display leadership qualities, sportsmanship and discipline. Besides a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh, the award consists of a statuette, a scroll of honour and a ceremonial dress.
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