Indian hockey team pose with the living Legends

Hockey India (HI) felicitated 34 former stars of Hockey team with Rs. 2 lakhs for winning gold medals in the previous Olympic Games. HI uses platform “Golden Greats” of Indian hockey to share their experiences and views with the current Hockey players.

Currently Michael Nobbs is the coach for the Indian Hockey team.

The former Hockey players Leslie Claudius, Balbir Singh Sr, Gurbux Singh, V Baskaran, MK Kaushik, MM Sommaiya, Mohammad Shahid and Zafar Iqbal  were felicitated in the event.

List of Olympic gold medal winners:

Balbir Singh Sr. (1948, 1952, 1956)

Keshav Dutt (1948, 1952)

Leslie Claudius (1948, 1952, 1956)

G. Nandy Singh (1948, 1952)

Jaswant Rajput (1948, 1952)

Raghbir Lal (1952, 1956)

R.S. Bhola (1956)

Hardayal Singh (1956)

Haripal Kaushik (1956, 1964)

A.S. Bakshi (1956)

Gurdev Singh (1956)

Charanjit Singh (1964)

Gurbux Singh (1964)

Harbinder Singh (1964)

Dharam Singh (1964)

Balbir Singh (1964)

Ali Sayeed (1964)

Darshan Singh (1964)

V. Baskaran (1980)

Bir Bahadur Chettri (1980)

Allan Schofield (1980)

Sylvanus Dung Dung (1980)

Rajinder Singh (1980)

Davinder Singh (1980)

Gurmail Singh (1980)

Ravinder Pal Singh (1980)

M.M. Somaya (1980)

Maharaj Krishan Kaushik (1980)

Charanjit Kumar (1980)

Mervyn Fernandis (1980)

Amarjit Singh Rana (1980)

Mohammad Shahid (1980)

Zafar Iqbal (1980)

Surinder Singh Sodhi (1980).