Prabhjot Singh

Prabhjot Singh is a field hockey forward for the Indian National Hockey Team. He is best known for his fast and attacking play.

Prabhjot Singh
Personal information
Born (1980-08-14) 14 August 1980 (age 41)
Gurdaspur, Punjab, India
Playing position Forward
Senior career
Years Team
2012 Sher-e-Punjab
2013 Mumbai Magicians
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2013 India 218

CareerEdit

Prabhjot debuted for the Men's National Team in 2001. He was part of the national squad in the 2004 Athens Olympic, where India finished in 7th place. Apart from representing India in hockey, he is also an officer in Indian Oil. He was the captain of the Sher-e-Punjab team in the World Series Hockey in 2012. Prabhjot is an alumnus of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.[1]

AwardsEdit

He was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2008 for exceptional performance as an Indian striker.[2]

ControversyEdit

During FIH World Cup, 2010 he showed the middle finger to the home crowd after a loss 2–4 loss against Argentina. He later apologized for this act.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jamia set for international makeover". Hindustan Times. 23 March 2008. Archived from the original on 7 March 2021. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  2. ^ "National sports awards given away". The Hindu. 30 August 2008. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Prabhjot Singh sorry for showing finger to crowd". Times of India. 20 March 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2010.

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