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Shamsher Singh (Field Hockey) Height, Age, Family, Biography

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Religion: Sikhism
Age: 27 Years
Hometown: Amritsar, Punjab

 

Shamsher Singh

Bio/Wiki
NicknameSheri
Profession(s)• Field Hockey Player
• Punjab National Bank officer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 10" (178 cm)
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Field Hockey
International DebutTeam India U-21- 2016
Team India- 2019
Jersey Number#21 (India)
Shamsher Singh (right) holding his jersey
Domestic/State Team• Punjab National Bank
• Punjab Armed Police
• Hockey Punjab
CoachAvtar Singh
Avtar Singh
PositionMidfielder
MedalsGold
• 2016: All India Inter-University in New Delhi
Shamsher Singh holding All India Inter-University gold medal
• 2017: Senior Nehru Hockey Tournament in New Delhi
Shamsher Singh holding Senior Nehru Hockey Tournament gold medal
• 2023: Asian Games in Hangzhou
Shamsher Singh holding Asian Games gold medal
• 2023: Men's Asian Champions Trophy in Chennai
• 2023: Hockey India Senior Men National Championship
Shamsher Singh holding Hockey India Senior Men National Championship gold medal
Silver
• 2022: Commonwealth Games in Birmingham
Shamsher Singh holding Commonwealth Games silver medal
Bronze
• 2017: Hockey India League
Shamsher Singh (centre) Hockey India League bronze medal
• 2021: Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Shamsher Singh holding Summer Olympics bronze medal
• 2021: Men's Asian Champions Trophy in Dhaka
Awards, Honours• Hero Young Achiever of the Match in the Hockey India League (2017)
Shamsher Singh receiving Hero Young Achiever of the Match Award
• Felicitated by Punjab National Bank for representing the Indian Men's Hockey Team (2021)
Shamsher Singh receiving felicitation award
• Arjuna Award (2021)
Shamsher Singh receiving Arjuna Award
• Felicitated by Punjab National Bank for his performance in the Asian Games (2023)
Shamsher Singh receiving felicitation award form the executives of PNB
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 July 1997 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2024)27 Years
BirthplaceAttari, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Zodiac signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownAmritsar, Punjab
School• Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Attari, Punjab
• Government Senior Secondary Smart School, Attari, Punjab
College/University• Lovely Professional University, Punjab
• DAV College, Jalandhar, Punjab
Educational QualificationMBA
ReligionSikhism
Social MediaInstagram

Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
ParentsFather- Hardev Singh (Farmer)
Hardev Singh
Mother- Harpreet Kaur (Homemaker)
Harpreet Kaur
SiblingsBrother- Harjot Singh
Harjot Singh

Shamsher Singh image

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shamsher Singh

  • While studying in class 3, he joined a local academy to learn to play harmonium but left it after three months.
  • He got interested in hockey when he was about 9 years of age after watching older boys playing hockey.
  • Initially, he wanted to play hockey only until the national level to get a government job.
  • In an interview, he talked about using a broken hockey stick for the first two years after starting to play hockey due to the lack of proper equipment in his hometown, and said,

    Whenever it used to have a crack, my father would fix it with nails and tape it. For two years, I played with that broken stick.”

  • In 2021, the Punjab Government renamed Government Senior Secondary School, Attari in Amritsar, Punjab, to Olympian Shamsher Singh Government Senior Secondary School for his contribution to the Summer Olympics, held in Tokyo in 2021.