Viren Rasquinha

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Viren Rasquinha

Born:13 September 1980

  • He  is the former captain of India’s national field hockey team.
  • He was a member of the Indian team that finished seventh at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
  • He quit international hockey to pursue management studies at the age of 28. After completion of his MBA, he joined Olympic Gold Quest in 2009 and is the CEO.
  • He is Youngest ever player to join India’s international league.
  • He Was part of the team that won the Junior World Cup at Hobart, Australia.
  • He won Gold Medal Asia Cup 2003 at Kuala Lumpur.
  • He received Arjuna Award (2005) for  Best Sportsman of the Year in Hockey.

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