SINGH Gurbaj < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA India   
Gender Men
Born 09 Aug 1988
Height1.78 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Jalandhar, IND
Occupation Athlete, Police Officer
Languages Hindi, Punjabi, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He is a product of the Kirloskar Hockey Academy in Jalandhar, India.
Club / Team Punjab Police: India
Name of coach Terry Walsh [national]
Coach from which country? Australia
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Midfield
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for India
Opponent Bangladesh
Tournament Asian Games
Location Doha
General Interest
Injuries He injured his right knee in January 2012 and was left off the team list for the Olympic Qualification tournament in February. (Times of India, 23 Jan 2012)
Other information SCUFFLE AND BAN
He and several other teammates were involved in a physical fight with Pakistani players during a tri-nation tournament in Australia in October 2011. The match was abandoned, and Gurbaj was taken to hospital and received two stitches for an injury sustained in the fight. He received a three-match suspension by the tournament director. (indiatoday.intoday.in, 01 Nov 2011)