Jagbir Singh

                                                                                                                              Jagbir Singh
                                              20 February 1965
              Former Hockey Player & Arjuna Awarded

Jagbir Singh the former Indian 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.Described as a ‘Striking-circle assassin’ during his playing days, the fleet-footed sardar

 also had the honour of representing the All-Star Asia XI which won the ‘5 Continent World Classic Cup’ in Kuala Lumpur in 1990 and 

played for  World XI (Friendly match) in 1993 in .The only Indian player so far, to play in Germany for HTC  Stuttgart Kickers in the 

German Hockey Bundesliga 'Premier  League from 1992-97.                            

'Coaching Experience and expertise:' He was the coach of the Indian men’s team in the 2004 Olympic  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.

Media Columnist & Commentator: He has been a popular commentator on TV and a much-sought after columnist and opinion-maker

on hockey in several prestigious national and regional newspapers and magazines in India.He has been part of the commentary and


expert analysis team in almost all the major competitions like the Olympics, World Cup, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Asia


Cup, and other international and domestic tournaments on ESPN, Ten Sports, Doordarshan, NDTV, Times Now, CNN IBN etc.



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