By News Desk
Published : 2016-08-27 03:28:40
Updated : 2016-09-01 14:18:40
SYLHET,27 AUGUST, 2016 :: Country`s as well as world's ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been selected for National Sports Award for the year of 2012.
Sheikh Hasina, the honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, in person is expected to hand over the national sports award to 32 sport personalities for their outstanding contributions for the year of 2010, 2011 and 2012. The award giving ceremony will be held at the Osmani Memorial Hall on September 4.
Shakib is just one of the three cricketers in history to receive national award while still playing for the national team.
Earlier, former Tigers captain Akram Khan took the honour in 1998 while legendary spinner Mohammad Rafique received the national award in 2006, two years before his international retirement.
The recipients of national sports award for 2010 are:Harun-Ur-Rashid (swimming), Atiqur Rahman (shooting), Mahmuda Begum (athletics), Dewan Md. Nazrul Islam (gymnastics), Mizanur Rahman Manu (organiser), ASM Ali Kabir (organiser), Md. Tokbir Hossain (swimming, posthumously), Farid Khan Chowdhury (athletics), Neli Jesmine (athletics) and Nipa Bosh (athletics, Autistic).
The recipients of national sports award for 2011 are:Rowshan Ara Chobi (gymnastics), Md. Kanchon Ali (boxing), Md. Ashraf Ali (wrestling), Helena Khan Eva (volleyball), Khaled Mashud Pilot (cricket), Robiul Islam (bodybuilding), Jumman Lusai (hockey, posthumously), Kutubuddin Mohammad Aksir (organiser), Ashikur Rahman Miku (organiser) and Saheed Sheikh Kamal (athletics and organiser, posthumously)
The recipients of national sports award for 2012 are:Sakib al Hasan (cricket), Md. Mohsin (football), Khurshid Babul (football), Ashish Bhadra (football), Abdul Gaffar (football), Sattyajit Das Rupu (football), Firoza Khatun (athletics), Nazia Akter Juthi (badminton), Kazi Rajibuddin Ahmed Chapal (organiser), Mamunur Rashid (hockey), Salma Rafique (organiser, posthumously) and Nurul Alam Chowdhury (organiser).