SINGH Dharamvir < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA India   
Gender Men
Born 05 Aug 1990 in Rupnagar, IND
Height1.77 m
Weight 76 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Chandigarh, IND
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Hindi, Punjabi
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? He was inspired to take up the sport while watching his older brother Kulwinder played for the army.
Club / Team Indian Oil Corporation [IOC]: India
Name of coach Roelant Oltmans [national], NED
Coach from which country? Australia
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Midfielder
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for India
Opponent Canada
Location Canada
General Interest
Nicknames Dharma (sportskeeda.com, 04 Apr 2013)
Hero / Idol Australia hockey player Jamie Dwyer, India hockey player Baljit Singh Dhillon. (indianexpress.com, 26 Mar 2013; sportskeeda.com, 04 Apr 2013)
Injuries He injured his groin during the semifinal stage of the 2014/15 World League in Antwerp, Belgium, and missed India's tour to France and Spain. (sportskeeda.com, 09 Aug 2015)

He had surgery on his knee following the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. The injury kept him out of competitive action for nearly a year. (indianexpress.com, 20 Mar 2012; sportskeeda.com, 04 Apr 2013)
Awards and honours He was named Midfielder of the Tournament in the 2013 All-India MCC Murugappa Gold Cup. (hockeyindia.org, 23 Sep 2013)

He received the Player of the Tournament award at the 2006 Four Nations Junior Tournament in Singapore. (sportskeeda.com, 04 Apr 2013)
Other information LANCERS
He played for the Kalinga Lancers in the 2016 edition of the professional Hockey India League [HIL]. He had previously played for the Punjab Warriors. (stick2hockey.com, 2014; hockeyindia.altiusrt.com, 16 Feb 2016)