Gurdev Singh
Personal information
Full name Gurdev Singh Kular
Born (1933-08-12)12 August 1933
Sansarpur, Jalandhar Division, Punjab Province, British India
Died 8 February 2024(2024-02-08) (aged 90)
Leeds, England
Medal record
Men's field hockey
Olympic Games
Representing  India
Gold medal – first place 1956 Melbourne Team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1958 Tokyo Team
Silver medal – second place 1962 Jakarta Team

Gurdev Singh Kular (12 August 1933 – 8 February 2024) was Indian field hockey player, originally from Sansarpur. He was part of the Indian field hockey team at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, which won the gold medal. He was also a member of the field hockey team for the 1958 Tokyo and 1962 Jakarta Asian Games, the latter of which he was captain for. He was also the captain of the gold-medallist Punjab team in the national hockey championship in Bhopal same year. In 1964, he led a team tour to Afghanistan as captain.[1] Singh died in Leeds, England on 8 February 2024, at the age of 90.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ Gurdev Singh, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Oldest Olympians". Facebook. Retrieved 3 March 2024.
  3. ^ Bahra, Dil. "Melbourne 1956 Olympic Gold medallist Gurdev Singh Kullar passes away". Field Hockey. Retrieved 3 March 2024.