Akashdeep Singh thanked his family users and teammates for their frequent assist.© Hockey India
Indian Men’s Hockey group forward Akashdeep Singh reported that he is ”extremely delighted and honoured” immediately after the player received picked for this year’s Arjuna Award. “I am exceptionally delighted and honoured to be conferred with the Arjuna Award. I would like to thank Hockey India for their enormous assist and steering through my vocation. Hockey India, Sporting activities Authority of India, and MYAS have presented the most effective facilities to the players which have served us execute at our most effective in every match,” Hockey India’s formal web site quoted Singh as saying.
“I have been very privileged to be playing for my country since December 2012 and I am very grateful for playing together with a great bunch of players. I would not have been equipped to add to the Indian team’s victories if I experienced not gained the great assist from all of my teammates. I would like to thank my family for their assist as effectively. They had been certainly ecstatic when they read about the Arjuna Award,” he added.
Singh has played 194 matches for the nationwide side and has been section of various vital victories in the past 4 several years this kind of as FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers 2019 wins over Russia, clinching the Bronze Medal at the Asian Game titles 2018 and profitable the FIH Men’s Series Finals 2019.
On remaining requested about one particular of the most effective times in his vocation, Singh reported that he appreciated remaining section of India’s accomplishment at the FIH Men’s Series Finals and FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers past yr.
“Last yr was a very vital one particular for us. It was certainly awesome to be a section of the profitable group at the FIH Men’s Series Finals and then we adopted that up with victories over Russia at the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers. The atmosphere in the stadium on the working day we capable for the Tokyo Olympics was electrifying. All athletes perform their respective athletics for these times and I hope I experience more this kind of times in the rest of my vocation,” reported the 25-yr-old.
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