1991–92 —Viswanathan Anand (Chess)

1992–93— Geet Sethi (Billiards)

1993–94 —Not Conferred

1994–95— Cdr. Homi D. Motivala & Lt. Cdr. P. K. Garg (Yachting)

 

1995–96— Karnam Malleswari(Weightlifting)

1996–97— Nameirakpam Kunjarani(Weightlifting),Leander Paes (Tennis)

1997–98— Sachin Tendulkar(Cricket)

1998–99— Jyotirmoyee Sikdar(Athletics)

1999–2000— Dhanraj Pillay (Hockey)

2000–01— Pullela Gopichand(Badminton)

2001–02— Abhinav Bindra(Shooting)

2002–03— Anjali Ved Pathak Bhagwat(Shooting), K. M. Beenamol (Athletics)

2003–04— Anju Bobby George(Athletics)

2004–05— Lt. Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore(Shooting)

2005–06— Pankaj Advani (Billiards and Snooker)

2006–07— Manavjit Singh Sandhu (Shooting)

2007–08— Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Cricket)

2008–09— Mary Kom (Boxing),Vijender Singh (Boxing),Sushil Kumar (Wrestling)

2009–10— Saina Nehwal (Badminton)

2010–11— Gagan Narang (Shooting)

2011–12— Vijay Kumar (Shooting), Yogeshwar Dutt (Wrestling)

2012–13— Ronjan Sodhi (Shooting)