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Jagbir Singh Arjuna Award Awarded In 1990

Jagbir Singh

Jagbir Singh

Award Name : Arjuna Award

Year of Award : 1990

Award for : Sports and Games

Location : Āgra, Uttar Pradesh, India


Jagbir Singh is the former Indian field hockey Centre Forward represented India in two Olympics (1988 & 1992), 1990 World Cup and was a leading light of the Indian team in all the major tournaments, for a decade, from 1985–95, including two Asian Games (1986 & 1990), the 1989 Asia Cup & Champions trophy. He was born on 20 February 1965 in Agra, India. He was awarded the Arjuna Award for hockey by the Government of India in 1990,"Laxman Award" in 2004 & highest civilian samman "Yash Bharti Award" for the year 2015-16 by the (Government of Uttar Pradesh). He was the coach of the Indian men's team in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Test series against Pakistan/Spain/France and the Champions Trophy held the same year in Lahore. He has attended various FIH coaching seminars and 'Advanced coaching' courses of FIH. FIH appointed him as the Coaching Course Conductor for the Olympic Solidarity Coaching Programme held at Nepal in 2008.He is also the coach for Jaypee Punjab Warriors team in Hockey India League 2013 onwards.