Krishan Bahadur Pathak Hockey Player Biography: Achievements, Personal Life, Family, Unknown Facts & Social Media

Krishan Bahadur Pathak Hockey Player Biography

Krishan Bahadur Pathak is an Indian Hockey player born on 24th April 1997 who represents India’s national team as a goalkeeper.

Name  Krishan Bahadur Pathak 
Profession Hockey Player(Goalkeeper)
Birthplace Kapurthala, Punjab
Father’s Name Tek Bahadur
Mother’s Name
Date of Birth  24th April 1997
Age as of now (24th June 2022) 25 years old 
Appearance for India(2018- present) 66 appearances for India 
Appearance in India Under 21 1 appearance at that level
Tournaments(2018 Jakarta Asian Games) Bronze medal 
Tournament(Asian Champions Trophy) Gold Medal 
Junior World Cup(2016) Gold Medal 


Krishna Bahadur Pathak Early Life

Krishan’s  journey hasn’t been easy and on the path of glory, he has faced many hardships where easily someone who isn’t determined would have given up on his dreams. 

His mother passed away when he was only 12 years old and based on his interviews in the past where he described that moment as the worst time for his family. 

His father migrated from Nepal to Punjab in 1990 and the other bad phase happened in his life in 2016, when he was all set to make his debut for India in the same year his father suffered heart attack and passed away but the ace player didn’t give up on his dreams and whenever he received any opportunity to represent national team he gave his best to the best of his ability. 

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Krishan Bahadur India goalkeeper image


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Krishan Bahadur Pathak Professional Life

Krishan debut in the senior team finally happened in the year 2018, in that tournament he found preference as first choice goalkeeper for the national side when Pr Sreejesh was rested for that event. 

In Men’s Hockey Champion’s trophy held in 2018, He played as reserved goalkeeper and India went on to bag silver medal in that tournament. 

He was also part of Indian squad in 2018 Asian Games, where the national side displayed stupendous performance on the table by bagging 69 medals in total. 

Serial Number  Tournament  Result
1 Asian Champions Trophy(Dhaka 2021) Bronze Medal
2 Champions Trophy(2018 Breda) Silver Medal
3 Tokyo Olympics(2020) Bronze Medal


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Krishan Bahadur Pathak saving goals for India

Krishan Bahadur Commonwealth Games 2022

Krishan Bahadur Pathak is a part of 18 member India squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games  and based on the latest performance our national team has brought on the table India will be expected to win medals in the upcoming marquee event. 

Let’s have a look at 18 member India’s squad for the upcoming marquee event in the form of description below: 

Men’s squad: 

Goalkeepers: PR Sreejesh, Krishan Bahadur Pathak

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

Midfielders: Manpreet Singh (C), Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Shamsher Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Nilakanta Sharma

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

Krishna Bahadur Records & Achievements

Serial Number Event Achievement
1 FIH Pro League (12th April 2021) Made 50th appearance for India on this day
2 Dhaka Asian Cup(2017) Gold Medal
3 Tokyo Olympics(standby goalkeeper) Bronze Medal

Krishan Bahadur Pathak Controversy

Based on reports in different media outlets, Krishan Bahadur Pathak stays in rented apartment in Punjab with his uncle and Punjab Government promised to pay Rs 25 lakhs to all 10 players but the ace player hasn’t received that amount yet and his long term dream is to build his own accommodation. 

Krishan Bahadur Pathak Unsung Facts

Krishan Bahadur Pathak’s family originally hails from a village in Nepal and migrated to Punjab in the year 1990 despite he wasn’t interested in sports at all he enrolled in Surjit Hockey Academy in Jalandhar at the insistence of his father, Tek Bahadur who was a crane operator. 

Pathak’s debut came in 2018, for India in four team invitational tournament held in New Zealand. 

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