PR Sreejesh wins World Games Athlete of the Year Award 2021

The veteran goalkeeper of the Indian men's hockey team makes history by being the second Indian to receive the coveted World Games Athlete of the Year 2021 award.

PR Sreejesh wins World Games Athlete of the Year Award 2021
PR Sreejesh. Credits: Twitter @16Sreejesh

PR Sreejesh, a veteran India hockey goalkeeper, earned the prestigious World Games Athlete of the Year award on Monday for his performance in 2021, becoming only the second Indian to receive the accolade.

In 2020, Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal became the first Indian to win the honor for her performances in 2019.