The Sports Writers’ Association of Bangalore recognizes former coach Anil Kumble as ‘coach of the year,’ as India’s coach of the team from 2016 to March of this year he has contributed to India’s success in five consecutive Tests. Anil Kumble received the award from the Indian women’s hockey team coach Harinder Singh. This award was a great honor,Kumble said.
Full list of award winners
Best Sports Person of the Year (Men): Sunil Chetti
Best Sports Person of the Year (Women): Aditi Ashok
Team of the Year: Bangalore FC
Coach of the Year: Anil Kumble
Life Achievement Award: MP Ganesh
Association of the Year: Karnataka badminton association