|Full name||Rajendran Absolem Christy|
1 July 1938 |
Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India
Rajendran Absolem Christy (born 1 July 1938 in Bangalore) is an Indian former field hockey player. He was the goalkeeper of the Indian hockey team that won the gold medal in the 1964 Summer Olympics at Tokyo, Japan, and the bronze medal in the 1968 Summer Olympics at Mexico City, Mexico. They also won the silver medal in the 1962 Asian Games at Jakarta, Indonesia.
He is an alumnus of Bangalore Military School. As a mark of respect,the school Hockey ground is named after him.
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