SINGH Shivendra < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA India   
Gender Men
Born 09 Jun 1983
Height1.73 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Wife Nishi Chauhan
Occupation Athlete
Languages Hindi
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing hockey at age 12.
Why this sport? "My older brother, who is now working with Central Railways, is also a hockey player and he was posted in Nagpur. My journey as a hockey player started from there. He used to go to the hockey stadium to practice and I regularly followed him."
Name of coach Michael Nobbs [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for India
Opponent Pakistan
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Making his debut for India. (hockeyindia.co.in, 25 Feb 2011)
Most influential person in career His wife and his brother. (hockeyindia.co.in, 25 Feb 2011)
Hero / Idol Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (indianexpress.com, 14 Sep 2010)
Awards and honours In 2009 he was awarded Madhya Pradesh's highest sporting honour, the Vikram award. (stick2hockey.com, 30 Aug 2009)
Famous relatives His wife Nishi Chauhan has also represented India in hockey. (indiaeveryday.in, 09 Oct 2010)