Dharam Singh (field hockey)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Dharam Singh (disambiguation).
Olympic medal record
Men's field hockey
Representing  India
Gold medal – first place 1952 Helsinki Team Competition
Gold medal – first place 1964 Tokyo Team Competition

Dharam Singh (19 January 1919 in Gandiwind – 5 December 2001 in Chandigarh) was an Indian field hockey player who played as a right back in the gold medal winning team at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. He was the team coach of the Indian team that won the gold medal at Tokyo in 1964. He also coached the silver medal winning team at 1978 Asian games Bangkok. He studied at Khalsa college, Amritsar. He also served on the selection panel of the Indian Hockey Federation from 1970–1982.