Amit Rohidas
Amit Rohidas.jpg
Personal information
Born (1993-05-10) 10 May 1993 (age 29)
Sundergarh district, Odisha, India
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Railway Sports Promotion Board
Senior career
Years Team
Petroleum Sports Promotion Board
Railway Sports Promotion Board
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 India U21
2013– India 124 (18)

Amit Rohidas (born 10 May 1993) is an Indian field hockey player who plays as a defender for the Indian national team. He was a part of the Indian squad that won the bronze medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Life and career

Rohidas was born on 10 May 1993 in Saunamara village of Sundergarh district. He started playing hockey in his village and joined the Panposh Sports Hostel in Rourkela in 2004. He was selected in the national junior team in 2009.[2]

Rohidas was selected in the senior squad for the 2013 Asia Cup in Ipoh where the Indian team won the silver medal. He made a comeback to the Indian side in 2017.

References

  1. ^ "ROHIDAS Amit". www.worldcup2018.hockey. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  2. ^ "HIL is the best thing to happen in my life: Amit Rohidas". The Times of India. 5 January 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2017.