Tom Joseph

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Tom Joseph
Personal information
Full name Tom Joseph
Nationality Indian
Born 1 January 1980
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Hometown Thottilpalam
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Volleyball information
Position Middle blockers or Middle hitters
Number 10
National team
12 Years India

Tom Joseph (1 January 1980 in Kozhikode) is an Indian volleyball player who played for his country in many international competitions.[1] He led the Indian National Volleyball Team during the Rashid Memorial International Volleyball Tournament held in Dubai in 2000 when it won the gold medal.[2] Joseph represented India in two Asian Games and four Asian Volleyball Championships. He also played at the 2009 World championship qualifiers in Tehran.[3] At the national level championships, Joseph played for his home state Kerala and helped Kerala winning the National Volleyball Championship in more than one occasions. [3][4] He got the Arjuna Award in 2014 for his great performance in volleyball throughout the year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rajmohan, Sooraj (5 April 2013). "Smashing HIT". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "India's poster boy". Sportstar. 36 (6). 9 February 2013. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Rayan, Stan (2 February 2012). "Raise the volume please, says Tom Joseph". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Senior National Volleyball Championship: Tom helps Kerala retain title". Deccan Chronicle. 16 January 2013. Retrieved 14 April 2013.