Adam Sinclair

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Adam Sinclair
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Personal information
Full name Adam Antony Sinclair
Born (1984-02-29) February 29, 1984 (age 30)
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Forward
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 - 2008 Chennai Veerans
2007 Schwarz – Weiss Köln
2006 - present IOB
2011 - present Chennai Cheetahs (9)
National team
2004 - present India 90

Adam Antony Sinclair (born February 29, 1984) was a member of the Indian field hockey team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He hails from Coimbatore. He made his international debut in May 2004 during a Four Nation Tournament in Gifu (Japan). Sinclair has played for the Chennai Veerans, Chennai Cheetahs[1] has played club hockey in Germany, and as of September 2011 was playing center-forward for the Indian Overseas Bank hockey team.[2]

Sinclair was the best in Field Hockey at Stanes Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore. He was the captain of the school team and under his captaincy the school won many tournaments. He was elected "Head Boy" for 2001. He was also the captain of the "Panthers" and led them to victory in the Intra-School Sports Event in 2001. He did his further studies in PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore.

Sinclair has also won accolades and medals as an athlete in the triple jump, high jump and long distance running events. He got engaged to his sweetheart Vyshali Nair on May 6, 2011 and married her on May 4, 2012.[3]

There was an accusation made against Adam Sinclair stating that he got into the Indian Hockey Team at the 2004 Athens Olympics by convincing an official to improperly use his clout.[4] This accusation, which was made by Dhanraj Pillay, has been denied by Sinclair.[4]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Thyagarajan, S. (March 30, 2012). "Chennai Cheetahs conjures up a super win". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 
  2. ^ Ferro, Aswin. "Chennai club mates hail India custodian Sreejesh's antics", MiD DAY (September 13, 2011).
  3. ^ "Adam Sinclair ties the knot". The Times of India. 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  4. ^ a b "Why me, asks Adam Sinclair", The Times of India (April 25, 2008).