Hockey India congratulates Sardar Singh for his contribution to the game

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In 2018, he was part of the Indian team that won a Silver Medal at the FIH Champions Trophy in Breda 2018, Bronze Medal at the 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018.From Sant Nagar in Sirsa, Haryana, Sardar born to a humble farmer’s family played his first international match with the junior national team during India’s 2003-04 tour of Poland. He made his Senior India debut in 2006 against Pakistan at the bilateral series and also led the Indian team at the 2008 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.Sardar was awarded player of the tournament in the 2012 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, 2012 London Olympics Qualifiers and 2010 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. In 2010, Sardar was included in the 2010 and 2011 FIH All-Star Team and won the Asian Men Player of the Year 2012. He was conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2017 and was earlier awarded the Padma Shri in 2015. He is currently employed with Haryana Police as Deputy Superintendent.Sardar will continue his association with the sports and is reported to be taking up a coaching assignment with one of Europe’s leading clubs.Also Read: Hockey India unveils men’s team jersey ahead of FIH World Cup 2018 TAGSHockey IndiaSardar Singh SHARE WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: South Africa in huge trouble; SA 59/6 (22.3 ov)- Follow Live Updates Football Hockey India congratulates Sardar Singh for his contribution to the game Sport News WTC Final LIVE: Jamieson says, ‘nice and pleasing to get Virat Kohli’s wicket’; Gill feels India could have got more wickets Euro 2020 MKD vs NED LIVE, North Macedonia vs Netherlands: North Macedonia to inflict a surprise defeat on Netherlands Football Euro 2020- Switzerland beat Turkey 3-1: Shaqiri’s brace keep Switzerland hopes alive; Turkey face exit from Euros Euro 2020, Ukraine vs Austria: Ukraine to ensure round of 16 berth against Austria, Follow Live Updates RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cricket WWE News: Wrestler Great Khali’s mother passes away Hockey India, the governing body for India’s most decorated sport, has congratulated its stalwart Sardar Singh for serving the sport and his illustrious career. Sardar Singh has bid adieu to competitive hockey after donning the national colours for more than a decade.As stalwart midfielder Sardar Singh called time on his illustrious International career, Hockey India on Friday congratulated the 32-year-old Khel Ratna awardee on his long-serving career that spanned over 12 years. Calling him a true ambassador of the game, Rajinder Singh, President, Hockey India said, “In the best and worst of times, Sardar Singh has exemplified steely determination. His qualities and dedication as a player makes him a true ambassador of the game. He has inspired an entire generation of youngsters with his performances and as Captain, he led the team to one of the biggest victories at the 2014 Asian Games. He has been part of Indian Hockey’s resurgence and elevation in World Ranking. His contribution to the sport will be cherished and Hockey India would like to congratulate him for his achievements and wish him the very best for his future endeavors.” Cricket By Kunal Dhyani – September 14, 2018 Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales LIVE: Matteo Pessina goal helps Italy beat Wales, finish top of Group A with flawless record; Follow Live Updates Cricket Latest Sports NewsSportSport News WTC Final LIVE: Devon Conway continues red-hot form, slams fifty to provide New Zealand dream start Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Previous articleDSport to broadcast inaugural edition of Afghanistan Premier League in Indian subcontinentNext articleNike, Paris Saint-Germain expand kit partnership with Jordan Brand Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Football Copa America 2021 Copa America 2021 VEN vs ECU LIVE: When and where to watch Venezuela vs Ecuador LIVE streaming in your country, India, Follow live updatelast_img

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