Arjuna Award

Introduced in 1961 to recognize Outstanding Players

Year Men Women
1961 Prithipal Singh Anne Lumsden
1963 Charanjit Singh
1964 Hony. Capt. Shankar Laxman
1965 Udham Singh Elvera Britto
1966 Hony. Capt. V.J. Peter Sunita Puri
1966 Gurbux Singh
1967 Harbinder Singh
1967 Jagjit Singh
1967 Mohinder Lal
1968 Col. Balbir Singh
1970 Ajitpal Singh
1971 P. Krishnamurthy
1972 Michael Kindo
1973 M.P. Ganesh Dr. Otilia Mascarenhas
1974 Ashok Kumar Ajinder Kaur
1975 B.P. Govinda Rupa Saini
1977 Col. Harcharan Singh Lorraine Fernandes
1979 Vasudevan Baskaran Rekha Mundphan
1980 Mohd. Shahid Eliza Nelson
1981 Varsha Soni
1983 Zafar Iqbal
1984 Rajbir Kaur
1985 M. M. Somaya Prem Maya
1986 Joaquim Carvalho
1988 Mohinder Pal Singh
1989 Pargat Singh
1990 Jagbir Singh
1992 Mervyn Fernandis
1994 Jude Felix
1995 Mukesh Kumar
1995 Dhanraj Pillay
1996 Ashish Ballal
1996 A. B. Subbiah
1997 Harmik Singh
1997 Surinder Singh Sodhi
1997 Rajinder Singh Sr.
1998 Surjit Singh (Posthumous) Pritam Rani
1998 M. K. Kaushik S. Omana Kumari
1998 Baldev Singh
1998 Mohammed Riaz
1998 Baljit Singh Dhillon
1999 Balbir Singh Kullar (Punjab)
1999 Lt. Col. Haripal Kaushik
1999 V.J. Phillips
1999 Ramandeep Singh Grewal
2000 Baljit Singh Saini Tingongleima Chanu
2000 R.S. Bhola Madhu Yadav
2000 Balkrishan Singh
2000 Jalaluddin Rizvi
2001 Dilip Tirkey Sita Gossain
2002 Gagan Ajit Singh Mamta Kharb
2003 Devesh Chauhan Suraj Lata Devi
2004 Deepak Thakur Helen Mary
2005 Viren Rasquinha -
2006 - Jyoti Sunita Kullu
2007 Prabhjot Singh -
2008 -
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2009 Ignace Tirkey Surinder Kaur
2010 Sandeep Singh Jasjeet Kaur Handa
2011 Rajpal Singh -
2012 Sardar Singh -
2013 - Saba Anjum
2014 - -
2015 Sreejesh Parattu Raveendran -
2016 Raghunath Vokkaliga Ramachandra Rani
2017 Sunil Sowmarpet Vitalacharya -
2018 Manpreet Singh Savita
2019 Chinglensana Singh -