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India men's national field hockey team

India
Association Hockey India
Confederation ASHF (Asia)
Coach Terry Walsh
Assistant coach Sandeep Sanwan
Manager Maharaj Krishan Kaushik
Captain Sardara Singh
FIH ranking 9
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Second kit

The India national field hockey team is the national men's team representing field hockey in India, controlled by Hockey India, the governing body for field hockey in India. It is the first non-European team to be a part of the International Hockey Federation.

In 1928, the team won its first Olympic gold medal and until 1956, the Indian men's team remained unbeaten in the Olympics, winning six gold medals in a row. India also won the 1975 World Cup.

Having won eight Olympics gold medals till date, India is the most successful team ever in Olympics. It's sponsored by Sahara and Shiv-Naresh. Their 2014 Team (who qualified for the 2016 Olympics after winning gold at the Asian Games) is ranked ninth in the world.

Honors

Medals table

Indian Field hockey Team at 1928 Olympics
Indian Field hockey Team at 1932 Olympics
Indian Field hockey Team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Olympics 8 1 2 11
5 World Cup 1 1 1 3
3 Asian Games 3 9 2 14
3 Asia Cup 2 5 1 8
8 Champions Trophy 0 0 1 1
2 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 5 1 5 11
2 Commonwealth Games 0 2 0 2
3 Hockey Champions Challenge 1 1 2 4
1 Afro-Asian Games 1 0 0 1
2 Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 1 1 0 2
South Asian Games 1 2 0 3

Summer Olympics

World League

Champions Trophy

Asian Games

Asia Cup

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Champions Challenge

Commonwealth Games

  • 2nd 2010 – New Delhi, India
  • 2nd 2014 - Glasgow, Scotland

Afro-Asian Games

Asian Champions Trophy

South Asian Games

Current roster

Roster for the 2014 Men's Hockey World Cup.

Head coach: Terry Walsh

No. Player Pos. Age
1 Harjot Singh GK 20
3 Rupinder Pal Singh 23
5 Kothajit Singh 21
7 Manpreet Singh 21
8 Sardara Singh (c) 27
9 Yuvraj Walmiki 24
10 Dharamvir Singh 23
11 Mandeep Singh 22
12 V. R. Raghunath 25
No. Player Pos. Age
13 Gurbaj Singh 25
14 Lalit Upadhyay 20
15 S. K. Uthappa 22
16 Sreejesh Ravindran GK 28
24 S. V. Sunil 25
26 Birendra Lakra 24
27 Akashdeep Singh 19
28 Jasjit Singh 24
29 Chinglensana Singh 22

Notable former players

See also

References

  1. ^ "India beats Pakistan, takes trophy". The Hindu. 11 September 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "India go down 4–5 in humdinger of a final against Pakistan". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 

External links

  • Official Website
  • Everything About Indian Hockey
  • Indian Hockey Website
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