Ashok Dhyanchand, a member of India's 1975 World Cup profitable hockey crew, has stated that India can win a medal in hockey on the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo this 12 months. Ashok stated this whereas inaugurating the ninth Padmashree Shyam Lal Memorial Invitation Hockey Tournament right here on Monday.
Former Olympian Ashok stated, "This is the Olympic year and the Indian men's hockey team has not won an Olympic medal since the 1980 Moscow Olympics." Considering the best way the Indian crew has overwhelmed world champions and primary crew Belgium and world quantity three Holland within the FIH Pro League, I’m hoping that the Indian crew can win a medal on the Tokyo Olympics. <! –
He stated, 'Seeing faculty children taking part in hockey, my thoughts was additionally tempted to play, however I do know that my physique won’t assist the thoughts. It is an effective factor that Shyam Lal College is shining in hockey in Delhi and the Principal of the school Dr. Rabi Narayan Kar and Assistant Professor (Sports) VS Jaggi are selling hockey in addition to different sports activities. This is essential. '
Host Shyam Lal College began their title marketing campaign with a win within the males's part of the match. In the opening match, Shyam Lal College defeated Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences 3–2. Pankaj, Manish and Lalit scored one every for the profitable crew. Nikhilesh and Basant scored objectives for the defeated crew. Welcoming the visitors, Principal of the school, Dr. Rabi Narayan Kar stated that we’ll additionally make sure the participation of faculty groups within the hockey match subsequent 12 months. This will promote hockey on the decrease stage. Dr. Jaswinder Singh, Principal of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, Dr. Praveen Kumar, Principal of Shyam Lal College, Sandhya, and many others. have been current on the inauguration.