Harmanpreet Singh

Harmanpreet Singh
Personal information
Born (1996-01-06) 6 January 1996 (age 23)
Amritsar, Punjab, India
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 India U21 35
2016–Present India 101 (56)

Harmanpreet Singh is an Indian field hockey player who plays as a defender for the Indian national team.

He was named in the Indian squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1][2]Harmanpreet Singh was the member of Junior Hockey World Cup 2016 champions squad. He was born on 6 January 1996 in the outskirts of Amritsar. Since childhood, he had a keen interest in hockey. He has claimed that his work on the field has contributed to his ability to play the game brilliantly. When he was 15-years old, he joined Surjit Hockey Academy, Jalandhar with the hopes of becoming a forward. However, his fate had decided something else. Team India got its talented defender when he debuted in Sultan Johar Cup in Malaysia in 2014 which brought limelight to capabilities. [3]

References

  1. ^ "Harmanpreet Singh". Hockey India. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  2. ^ Judge, Shahid (14 November 2014). "Harmanpreet Singh's shift from driving tractors to being a drag-flicker". The Indian Express. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Harmanpreet Singh stars as Indian hockey team hammers Spain 5-1 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 October 2019.

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