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Krishnamurthy Perumal Arjuna Award Awarded In 1971

Krishnamurthy Perumal

Krishnamurthy Perumal

Award Name : Arjuna Award

Year of Award : 1971

Award for : Sports and Games

Location : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


Krishnamurthy Perumal is a two-time Olympic medalist in field hockey and Arjuna Award winning sportsman for India. He hails from the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. En route to the Indian national hockey team, he played for teams such as the ICF, Tamil Nadu and Indian Airlines. He has served Indian and Tamil Nadu hockey with distinction in various roles - as a player, manager and coach. He currently serves as the President of Tamil Nadu Hockey Association. For his dedication and excellence in his sport, he was honored with what was then, India's highest accolade for a sportsman - the Arjuna Award - in 1971.