Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand

Indian field hockey player

Major Dhyan Chand was an Indian field hockey player widely regarded as the greatest in the history of the sport. He was known for his extraordinary goal-scoring feats, in addition to earning three Olympic gold medals, in 1928, 1932 and 1936, during an era where India dominated field hockey. Wikipedia

Born29 August 1905, Prayagraj

Died3 December 1979, All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Delhi

Full nameDhyan Singh

NicknameThe Wizard

AwardsPadma Bhushan

MedalsField hockey at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men’s tournamentMORE