Ghosal to be honoured at Calcutta Sports Journalists' awardsKolkata: Asian Games gold medallist in squash Saurav Ghosal, gold medal winning hockey Olympian Gurbux Singh among others will be honoured at the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club annual awards on Thursday at Rotary Sadan.India No.1
Kolkata: Asian Games gold medallist in squash Saurav Ghosal, gold medal winning hockey Olympian Gurbux Singh among others will be honoured at the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club annual awards on Thursday at Rotary Sadan.
India No.1 Ghosal, a team gold medallist and winner of silver in the singles competition in at the 2014 Asian Games, Incheon, was named for the Best Sportsperson of the Country.
The Lifetime Achievement awards will go to former India captain Singh and Aparna Ghosh who represented India for 16 years in basketball and got the Dhyan Chand award in 2002.
Cue sport talent Doel Dey, a multiple winner at national championships, was adjudged Best Junior Sportsperson of the country.
Lifetime Achievement: Gurbux Singh (Hockey) & Aparna Ghosh (Basketball).
Outstanding contribution to Indian football: Jose Barreto Best Sportsperson of the Country:* Saurav Ghosal (Squash) Best Junior Sportsperson of the Country:* Doyel Dey (Cue sport)
State awards (Best Player): Archery: Atanu Das; Athletics (male): Chandan Bauri; Athletics (female): Swapna Burman; Basketball: Prasoon Roy; Badminton: Dishant Debnath; Chess: Rajdeep Sarkar; Cricket: Wriddhiman Saha; Football: Pritam Kotal; Football (best upcoming talent): Abhishek Das; Swimming: Supriyo Mondal; Table Tennis: Mouma Das; Volleyball: Preeti Singh.