Indian Sports Honour: Prithvi, Hima, Mary Kom Among Nominees
File pictures of MC Mary Kom (left), Hima Das and Prithvi Shaw.
File pictures of MC Mary Kom (left), Hima Das and Prithvi Shaw.(Photo: The Quint)

Indian Sports Honour: Prithvi, Hima, Mary Kom Among Nominees

The second edition of the Indian Sports Honour (ISH) is all set to take palce in Mumbai on Saturday, 16 February. ISH, an initiative by Virat Kohli and Sanjiv Goenka, will be felicitating and honour sportsperson for their achievements, performance and contribution to the sport.

The nominations for 11 out of 17 categories were announced on Friday evening, The nominations in each category were shortlisted by 200 journalists from the Sport Journalists Federation of India. The winners from these categories will be decided by the ISH jury, which comprises off the chairman Sanjiv Goenka, Pullela Gopichand, Abhinav Bindra, Sardar Singh, Mahesh Bhupathi, PT Usha and Anjali Bhagwat.

Apart from these 11 categories, six Popular Choice Honours, whose nominations were announced earlier. The winners in these categories will be decided by the fans, who can vote in the following categories on Twitter until 16 February 2019.

The last category of the award show is the Life Time Achievement Honour.

Here’s a look at the nominations and the different categories of jury awards of Indian Sports Honour:

Differently Abled Sportsman of the Year

  • Sandeep Chaudhary
  • Sharad Kumar
  • Suyash Jadhav

Differently Abled Sportswoman of the Year

  • Ekta Bhyan
  • Parul Parmar
  • Rakshitha Raju

Emerging Sportsman of the Year

  • Prithvi Shaw
  • M. Sreeshankar
  • Lakshya Sen
  • Saurabh Chaudhary

Coach of the Year

  • P. Gopichand
  • Yogeshwar Dutt
  • Sandeep Gupta
  • Vijay Sharma

Sportsman of the Year (Individual Sports)

  • Neeraj Chopra
  • Bajrang Punia
  • Saurabh Choudhary
  • Kidambi Srikanth
  • Pankaj Advani

Sportswoman of the Year (Individual Sports)

  • PV Sindhu
  • M.C. Mary Kom
  • Vinesh Phogat
  • Swapna Barman
  • Hima Das

Sportsman of the Year (Team Sport)

  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Sunil Chhetri

Sportswoman of the Year (Team Sport)

  • Smriti Mandhana
  • Mithali Raj
  • Harmanpreet Kaur
  • Savita Punia

Team of the Year

  • Badminton Mixed Team
  • Table Tennis Women’s Team
  • Indian Men’s Hockey Team
  • Indian Men’s Cricket Team

Here’s a look at the nominations and the different categories of popular fan-choice awards of Indian Sports Honour:

Breakthrough Performance of the Year – Men

  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Pawan Sehrawat
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Jerry Lalrinnunga

Breakthrough Performance of the Year – Women

  • Jemimah Rodrigues
  • Manu Bhaker
  • Manika Batra
  • Swapna Barman

Comeback of the Year

  • Dutee Chand
  • Maninder Singh
  • Vinesh Phogat
  • Dipa Karmakar

Club of the Year

  • Chennai Super Kings
  • Patna Pirades
  • Real Kashmir FC
  • Bengaluru FC

Spirit of Sports

  • Ajinkya Rahane - India vs Afghanistan Test Match in Bengaluru 2018
  • Sunil Chhetri
  • Neeraj Chopra
  • Shailaja Jain

Fan Club of the Year

  • Bharat Army
  • Blue Pilgrims
  • Whistle Podu CSK Fan Club
  • Manjapadda

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