National Sports Day in India is celebrated on August 29 every year as a tribute to Indian hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, whose birth anniversary falls on this day. To celebrate this day and highlight the importance of sports in the country, every year the President of India presents the National Sports Awards to athletes at Rashtrapati Bhavan. On National Sports Day 2022, to celebrate all the athletes you know and encourage all kinds of sports as a career, we at Lately has selected wishes and messages that you can send to friends and family as WhatsApp messages and greetings to celebrate this momentous occasion. National Sports Day 2022 Date in India: History and Meaning of the Day Celebrating the Birth Anniversary of Hockey Legend Major Dhyan Chand
Major Dhyan Chand, also known as the ‘Wizard of Hockey’, received India’s third highest civilian honor in 1956, the Padma Bhushan Award, for his contributions to the sport, including as captain of the Indian hockey team in the Olympic Games. It was long after his death in 1979 that the Government of India decided to pay tribute to the legendary hockey player by celebrating his birth anniversary as National Sports Day in 2012. You can share these wishes and messages with all your loved ones to keep the sportsmanship alive!
National Sports Day 2022 Wishes and Messages
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The WhatsApp message says: On the occasion of National Sports Day, we pay our sincere tribute to the achievements of the greatest Dhyan Chand in the development of Indian hockey.
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The WhatsApp message says: Happy Sports Day 2022. Life is incomplete without sports, it’s time to recharge, so play as much as you can!
National Sports Day 2022 Messages (File Image)
The WhatsApp message says: To all Diligent Athletes and Sportsmen, wishing you a Happy National Sports Day. Remember, even if you lose, never give up!
Happy National Sports Day 2022 Messages (File Image)
The WhatsApp message says: Gold medals and trophies do not consist of gold. They consist of Hard Work, Consistent and Right Attitude. Happy National Sports Day.
National Sports Day 2022 Wishes and Messages (Stock Image)
The WhatsApp message says: Major Dhyan Chand dedicated his life to bringing honor to the nation. Sending best wishes on his birth anniversary and wishing everyone a very happy sports day.
As we celebrate National Sports Day this year, let’s reach out to all budding athletes planning to build a career in this field. This day is commemorated in honor of the legendary hockey player and also to raise awareness of the importance of sport in everyday life and the positive impact it has on health and fitness. Download and share these wishes with everyone on this day. I wish you all a very Happy National Sports Day 2022!
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