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Hockey India Wins Etienne Glichitch Award

Hockey India president thanked FIH for recognising their endeavours to improve the activity in the region.© PTI

Hockey India on Friday was recognized with the Etienne Glichitch Award by the Global Hockey Federation (FIH) throughout the digital conference organised as component of the forty seventh FIH Congress. The FIH Honorary Awards ended up supplied in recognition to several men and women, teams and organisations for their exceptional contributions to the activity of hockey. One particular amid the 3 Countrywide Associations that ended up honoured with unique awards for their exceptional endeavours, Hockey India was awarded for their impressive contribution to the progress and improvement of hockey by way of impressive tips.

The award is supplied as soon as in two decades by the EB on the recommendation of the awards panel.

Hockey India President Gyanendro Ningombam expressed his gratitude to FIH for recognising Hockey India’s endeavours to improve the activity in India.

“On behalf of Hockey India, I thank FIH for this honour. This award is not only a recognition of our teamwork at Hockey India, but it will also considerably motivate us to continue to excel and innovate in our endeavour to improve the activity further in India and around the earth,” explained Gyanendro in a Hockey India launch.

The award is named after Etienne Glichitch who was the Hon. Secretary of the FIH from 1966 right up until 1984, when he turned the President, a publish which he held right up until 1996.


His dynamic tactic and committed dedication to the activity laid a lot of the groundwork for the FIH as it is identified today.

Etienne Glichitch award is supplied in recognition of an individual, Continental Federation or Countrywide Association acquiring designed significant contribution to the progress and improvement of hockey at the neighborhood, continental, national or intercontinental stage, significantly but not constrained to administration, governance, impressive tips and selfless perseverance to hockey.

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