Field Hockey in India
By: Hannah Bachrach
History of field hockey in India
Did You Know?
India takes the gold!
Did You know?
The Indian team had 5 players with the same name, but were not related at all; Balbir Singh. The first Balbir played with the great Indian teams of 1948, 1952 and 1956. The other Balibir Singhs played with later Indian champions.
The Great Dhyan Chand
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International Hockey Federation://www.fih.ch/en/fih/history. 2013