HARMANPREET SINGH

Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 6th January 1996
Place of Birth: Amritsar, Punjab, India
Height: 1.77 m
Weight: 70 kg
Position: Defender, Drag-Flicker
Major Teams: Indian National Team, Punjab State Team, Hockey India League - Dabang Mumbai
Last Updated on: 29th April

Biography

INDIA’S DRAG-FLICKER FOR HOCKEY WORLD CUP 2018

 

Harmanpreet entered the Indian Senior National Squad after winning the Junior World Cup in 2016 and was part of the Silver winning team in 2016 and 2018 Champions Trophy.

Early Days of a Champion

His story of being a successful drag flicker is something different. Being a farmer’s son he learn to drive a tractor at a very early age. The gear shifting stick was difficult to operate as it required a lot of power. Somehow he learned to operate that and his muscles and strength increased. And that is the reason he has the ability to change the direction of the shot at the last moment.

He had decided to play as a forward but destiny had some other thoughts and now he plays as a defender in the Indian National Team.

 

Hockey World Cup 2018, Odisha, India

 

He is just 22 years old and has a golden opportunity to prove himself in the 2018 Hockey World Cup. He is a drag flicker in the Indian hockey team and the has an important role in all the penalty corners. Harmanpreet Singh plays in Defense for Indian Team and will have a strong challenge not to concede in ending minutes.

Career Highlights

Gold MedalSilver MedalBronze Medal
GoldSilverBronze
Asia CupChampions TrophyAsian Games
Dhaka 2017Breda 2018Jakarta 2018
London 2016Hockey World League
Bhubaneswar 2016-17
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