Shamsher Singh Hockey Player Biography
Shamsher Singh is an Indian Hockey field player who plays as a forward and will be representing the country in the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2022.
|Date of Birth
|29th July 1997
|Attari, Punjab India
|Age as of now(27th July 2022)
|24 years old
Shamsher Singh Early Life:
Shamsher Singh is born in Attari Punjab on 29th July 1997 and developed the inclination towards this great game of Hockey at such an early age and learned the nuances of this great game in Surjit Singh Hockey Academy in Jalandhar Punjab under coach Avtar Singh. He is also first player from Atari to be selected in India Olympics team.
He came from humble background and reflected his struggle during childhood days in one of the interviews in the past given to different media outlets.
“There were problems, like for any village family. The main trouble I faced getting Hockey sticks and shoes” Shamsher said to one of the media outlets.
Shamsher Singh Professional Life:
Shamsher Singh enrolled in Surjit Singh Hockey Academy in Jalandhar when he was only 11 years old and his next years of life spent in the academy where they get an opportunity to learn the nuances of the game along with focusing on your studies and Shamsher excelled in the former activity.
He was part of Indian team who clinched bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020 also received Arjuna Award in the year 2021 for his immense contribution towards this great game.
Shamsher Singh Commonwealth Games 2022:
Shamsher Singh has been selected to represent India in the upcoming marquee event in limited time span ace midfielder has made name for himself will be expected to deliver for the country in the crunch phase of the game. Let’s have a look at the complete Indian squad in the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2022 in detail:
Shamsher Singh Family:
Shamsher Singh came from humble background and his entire family depended on his father’s income didn’t have better equipment to practice during his childhood days and he revealed this information in one of the interviews he gave in the past in one of the media outlets.
He said “Whenever it used to have crack, my father would fix it with nails and tape it. For two years I played with broken stick” in one of the media outlets.
Shamsher Singh Records and Achievements:
|Events and Years
|Records and Achievements
|Tokyo Olympics 2020
|He was part of Indian team who clinched bronze medal in the marquee event
|He recieve Arjuna Award in the year 2021 for his contribution towards Hockey
|2016 Junior Hockey World Cup
|He was part of Indian team who qualified for 2016 Junior Hockey World Cup held in Lucknow
|Senior Test event in 2019
|He was part of Men’s Ready Steady Tokyo Tournament in 2019 and eventually played for India in the main event of Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Shamsher Singh Unsung Facts:
Shamsher Singh is the first player from Atari to represent India at the Olympics his performance in Hockey earned him a job in Punjab National Bank. He can easily play at forward position has played at the position for India in the past.
Shamsher Singh Social Media:
Shamsher Singh Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shera.hockey
Shamsher Singh Twitter: NA
Shamsher Singh Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shamsher_31/?hl=en
Shamsher Singh Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamsher_Singh