Gurjant Singh Hockey Player Biography
Gurjant Singh is an Indian Hockey player who plays as a forward in the national team and will be representing the country in the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2022.
|Father’s Name||Baldev Singh|
|Mother’s Name||Sukhdev Kaur|
|Height||6 feet 10 inches|
|Date of Birth||26th January 1995|
|Birthplace||Amritsar, Punjab India|
|Age of now(as of 20th July 2022)||27 years old|
Gurjant Singh Early Life:
Gurjant Singh was born on 26th January 1995 in Amritsar Punjab who excelled at Junior Asia Cup and Junior World Cup in the year 2015 and 2016 respectively. He was also member of Indian team who clinched gold medal in Junior World Cup held in Lucknow.
Gurjant’s knack of scoring goals in the crunch phase of the game sets him apart among other fellow players.
His brilliant performance at junior level earned a spot for him at the senior level in the year 2017 and since then this emerging player hasn’t looked back.
Gurjant Singh Professional Life:
Post his debut at the senior level in 2017, He has been part of Indian team which finished at 4th position in 13th Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast Australia and he was part of the national team who clinched bronze medal in Olympics after a period of 41 years in Tokyo 2020.
Till now he has played 60 games for India and scored 19 goals till date.
He was also part of Hockey India League where he represented Dabang Mumbai franchise along with this he has played with ONGC.
Gurjant Singh Commonwealth Games 2022:
Gurjant Singh has been selected to represent India in the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2022 and will be expected to deliver in the crunch phases of the game. Let’s have a look at the list of India’s squad for Commonwealth Games 2022 in detail:
Gurjant Singh Family:
Gurjant Singh Father Baldev Singh and mother Sukhdev Kaur and sister Gurpreet Kaur was elated after India won historic bronze medal in Hockey after 41 years
Her mother said while talking to one of the media outlets “Asi gold medal hi samajhte hai (For us it is gold).”
Gurjant Singh Records and Achievements:
|Serial Number||Events & Years||Records and Achievements|
|1||Junior Hockey World Cup , 2016||He was part of team who won gold medal|
|2||13th Commonwealth Games 2018||India bagged 4th position in the marquee event|
|3||Debut Year for the national side 2017||He made his debut at senior level in the year 2017|
|4||Tokyo Olympics 2020||Won Bronze Medal|
|5||Arjuna Award 2021||Received the award for his contribution towards Indian hockey|
Gurjant Singh Unsung Facts:
Gurjant Singh received Arjuna Award in the year 2021 for his contribution in Hockey.
He went to Golden Temple Amritsar post his return to home after winning bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Gurjant Singh Social Media Profile:
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Gurjant Singh Twitter: https://twitter.com/gurjant_singh9?lang=en
Gurjant Singh Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gurjant_Singh