Gurjant Singh Hockey Player Biography: Achievements, Personal Life, Family, Unknown Facts & Social Media

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. 

Name  Gurjant Singh 
 Profession  Hockey Player
Father’s Name  Baldev Singh
Mother’s Name  Sukhdev Kaur
Nationality Indian 
Religion  Sikh 
Ranking 9th
Highest Ranking  4th
Height 6 feet 10 inches
Weight 58 kg
Siblings  Gurpreet Kaur
Date of Birth 26th January 1995
Birthplace Amritsar, Punjab India
Age of now(as of 20th July 2022) 27 years old 
Marital Status  Unmarried 

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 Hockey Player
Gurjant Singh Hockey Player

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: 

GoalkeepersPR SreejeshKrishan Bahadur Pathak

Defenders: Varun Kumar, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh (vice captain), Amit Rohidas, Jugraj Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh

MidfieldersManpreet Singh (captain), Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Shamsher Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Nilakanta Sharma

Forwards: Mandeep Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Abhishek. 

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 Tokyo Olympics 2022
Gurjant Singh Bronze medal

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. 

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