Manpreet Singh Pawar
Born: 26 June 1992
- He is an Indian field hockey player and the captain of India men’s national field hockey team since May 2017.
- He plays as a halfback.
- He first played for India in 2011 at the age of 19.
- He represented India at the 2012 Summer Olympics and was named Asia’s Junior Player of the Year in 2014.
- He was named in the Indian squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
- In 2013 he became captain of India junior men’s hockey team in the 2013 Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup.
- The Indian team also won the final gold medal under his captainship in the 2013 Sultan of Johor Cup after defeating Malaysia 3-0 in final where Manpreet also scored a goal.
- In 2014, he was titled Junior Player of the Year by the Asian Hockey Federation.
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June 26, 2020