Manpreet Singh – Flag bearer

Manpreet Singh was selected as the flag bearer of India for Tokyo Olympics 2020 Parade. He is captain of India Men’s National Hockey team since May 2017

Manpreet Singh was born on 26 June 1992 in Mithapur, Jalandar city of Punjab, India. In 2011 he played first time for India at the age of 11years. He also represented India at 2012 Summer Olympics and was named Asia’s Junior Player of the year 2014.

He and his team represented India in various sports events and gave new heights to India Hockey Team. They won 1 gold and 1 silver medal in 2014 Incheon Asian Games and 2018 Jakarta Asian Games. In 2017 Asia Cup they won 1 gold. They also secured 2 medals at Championship Trophy. The list of achievement goes on and on

Manpreet is also a keen listener of music and uses music as a means to relax before his games. He carries his PlayStation with him whenever he travels for matches. He is fan of Salman Khan and enjoys watching movies of sports genre, such as MS Dhone: The untold story, Chak de! India, and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. His big dream is to “win big for India” and biggest goal is to inspire youngsters to play a sport, any sport.

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