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Rajpal Singh Arjuna Award Awarded In 2011

Rajpal Singh

Rajpal Singh

Award Name : Arjuna Award

Year of Award : 2011

Award for : Sports and Games

Location : Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India


Rajpal Singh is a former captain of India national hockey team. He plays from the forward (front line) position. He is an Arjuna Award winner. He is a graduate from Chandigarh's SGGS Khalsa College and a product of Siwalik Public School. Rajpal Singh hogged the limelight with a sterling show at his first international outing at the 2001 Youth Asia Cup. India won the Cup at Ipoh, Malaysia, where he was also 'Player of the Tournament', with seven goals in his kitty. Rajpal Singh,was in the news before the home world cup, as he unitedly led his team's fight for its rights with the hockey administrators. He was born on August 8, 1983 in Chandigarh. In fall 2007, he played in the German second division for Marienburger SC, Cologne. In the first round, he scored four times. With Adrian D'Souza, Bimal Lakra and William Xalco, there played four Indians for this club. Rajpal was one of many Indians in 2007 who played in Germany in preparation for the Olympic Games 2008 in China. Rajpal leads hugely popular Chandigarh Dynamos in the PHL. In 2011, Rajpal received the prestigious Arjuna Award for excellence in the field of hockey.