List of Indian field hockey captains in Olympics

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This is a list of all field hockey players who have captained Indian national field hockey team at the international level in Olympics.The list includes all Indian captains of men's since the period of 1928 Olympic in Amsterdam.

Indian hockey team 1928 Olympics
Indian-Hockey-Team-Berlin-1936
Name Year Rank Venue Birth Death
Jaipal Singh Munda 1928 Gold medal Amsterdam Olympics 3 January 1903 in Jharkhand 20 March 1970 in Delhi
Lal Shah Bokhari 1932 Gold medal Los Angeles Olympics July 22, 1909 July 22, 1959
Dhyan Chand 1936 Gold medal Berlin Olympics 29 August 1905 in Allahabad, UP 3 December 1979 in Delhi
Kishan Lal 1948 Gold medal London Olympics - -
K. D. Singh 1952 Gold medal Helsinki Olympics - -
Balbir Singh Sr. 1956 Gold medal Melbourne Olympics March 15, 1920 December 1, 1975 (aged 55)

Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Leslie Claudius 1960 Silver medal Rome Olympics 25 May 1927 in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh 20 December 2012 in Kolkata, West Bengal
Charanjit Singh 1964 Gold medal Tokyo Olympics 3 February 1931 in Mairi, HP(Punjab) Alive
Gurbux Singh and Prithipal Singh 1968 Bronze medal Mexico City Olympics 11 February 1936 in Peshawar, Pakistan; 28 January 1932 in at Nankana Sahib, Pakistan Gurbux is alive, Prithipal Singh is not alive
Harmik Singh 1972 Bronze medal Munich Olympics 10 June 1947 in Gujranwala, Punjab
Ajit Pal Singh 1976 7th Position Montreal Olympics 1 April 1947 in Sansarpur, Punjab Alive
Vasudevan Baskaran 1980 Gold medal Moscow Olympics 17 August 1950 Alive"
Zafar Iqbal 1984 5th Position Los Angeles Olympics 12 June 1956 Alive
Sommayya Maneypande 1988 6th Position Seoul Olympics 1959 in Coorg, Karnataka Alive
Pargat Singh[1] 1992 7th Position Barcelona Olympics 5 March 1965 in Mithapur, Punjab Alive
Pargat Singh[2] 1996 8th Position Atlanta Olympics 5 March 1965 in Mithapur, Punjab Alive
Ramandeep Singh[3] 2000 7th Position Sydney Olympics 8 August 1971 in Chandigarh, Punjab Alive[4]
Dilip Tirkey 2004 7th Position Athens Olympics 25 November 1977 in Sundergarh, Orissa Alive
Bharat Chetri[5] 2012 12th Position London Olympics 1982 in Kalimpong, West Bengal Alive
P. R. Sreejesh[6] 2016 8th position Rio Olympics 5 May 1986 at Kochi, Kerala Alive

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.preservearticles.com/2011081710922/short-biography-of-pargat-singh-former-captain-of-the-indian-hockey-team.html
  2. ^ http://www.preservearticles.com/2011081710922/short-biography-of-pargat-singh-former-captain-of-the-indian-hockey-team.html
  3. ^ http://www.preservearticles.com/2011081710916/short-biography-of-raman-deep-singh-grewal.html
  4. ^ http://www.bharatiyahockey.org/olympics/captains/
  5. ^ http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/london-olympics-walmiki-rupinderpal-axed-from-olympic-hockey-squad-bharat-chetri/20120611.htm
  6. ^ "Sardar Singh is no longer king of Indian hockey 2016". Indian Express. 13 July 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2016.