Joginder Singh (field hockey)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Olympic medal record
Men's field hockey
Silver medal – second place 1960 Rome Team Competition
Gold medal – first place 1964 Tokyo Team Competition

Joginder Singh (August 3, 1939 – November 6, 2002), nicknamed "Gindi",[1] was an Indian hockey player. Playing in the right-wing position, he won the silver medal with his team at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome and the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta, and then the gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. He was born in Delhi.

After retiring, he settled in Kolkata, where he worked as a sports officer for the Bengal Nagpur Railway (BNR), which was later renamed the South Eastern Railway (SER).

He died at age 63 after a protracted kidney illness.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gindi Singh, Sports Reference
  2. ^ Obituary