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AKASHDEEP Singh Name AKASHDEEP Singh
NOC IND - India India Date of Birth 02 DEC 1994
Residence Gender Male
Height 175 cm Weight 70 kg
Discipline Hockey

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocation
World Cup
9Men2014The Hague, NED
Champions Trophy
4Men2012Melbourne, VIC, AUS
World League
6Men2014
Commonwealth Games
2Men2014Glasgow, GBR
Junior World Cup
10Men2013India

Detailed Information

Biography
Hobbies Supporting Spanish football team FC Barcelona. (stick2hockey.com, 25 Dec 2012)
Occupation Athlete
Club Oil and Natural Gas Corporation [ONGC], India
Coach Terry Walsh [national] (AUS) (sports.ndtv.com, 14 Mar 2014)
Position / Style Forward (thehindu.com, 04 Mar 2014)
Sporting / famous Relatives His older brother Prabhdeep has represented India at junior international level in hockey. (tadpoles.in, 03 Feb 2014; stick2hockey.com, 25 Dec 2012)
International debut 2012 for India, Champions Trophy (Melbourne, VIC) (stick2hockey.com, 25 Dec 2012)
Injuries He missed the 2013 Asia Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia, because of shin splints. (suhridsports.blogspot.co.uk, 01 Dec 2013; thehindu.com, 29 Jul 2013)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
He began playing hockey at age 12. (stick2hockey.com, 25 Dec 2012)

Reason for taking up this sport
He grew up watching his cousins play hockey. "I belong to Punjab, where cricket and hockey stand on the same pedestal. I am glad to take up hockey in a cricketing nation." (tadpoles.in, 03 Feb 2014)

Most memorable sporting achievement
Being selected for the Junior Asia Cup in Johar Baru, Malaysia. "It was an out of this world feeling. I was surfing the internet and suddenly found out about my selection. I couldn't even give anyone a high five, no one was around." (tadpoles.in, 03 Feb 2014)

Hero
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, Indian hockey player Sardar Singh. (stick2hockey.com, 25 Dec 2012)

General
OCCUPATION
He works for the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation [ONGC] in India. (suhridsports.blogspot.co.uk, 01 Dec 2013)