First Divyang sportsperson of country Para swimmer Satyendra Singh. Wins prestigious Adventure Award
Para-swimmer Satyendra Singh Lohia belongs to the state of Madhya Pradesh. He is the first Divyanga Indian sportsperson of the country. He has been awarded in the date of 29 September 2020 with the Tenzing Norgay Adventure Award. Satyendra Singh also the first Asian Divyang swimmer who crosses the 42-kilometer Catalina Channel in the US. Timing is in just 11 hours 34 minutes.
Best Sportsperson National Award is given by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. On the occasion of World Divyanga Day. Satyendra Sing also awarded the highest sports award of Madhya Pradesh.
Malkhamb trainer Yogesh Malaviya of MP has been awarded the Dronacharya Award.
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