Thoiba Singh
Personal information
Full nameKshetrimayum Thoiba Singh
Born (1955-12-01) 1 December 1955 (age 68)
Imphal, Manipur, India
Height5 ft 6 in (164 cm)
Weight139 lb (63 kg)
SportField hockey
Medal record
Representing  India
Men's field hockey
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Seoul Team
Silver medal – second place 1990 Beijing Team

Kshetrimayum Thoiba Singh (born 1 December 1955) is an Indian field hockey player, who represented India at the Olympics and Asian Games. He played as a left-winger and was known for his speed and stamina. Today[when?] he coaches the Imphal Rangers, hockey team.[1][2]

Early life

Born on 1 February 1961, in Imphal, Manipur, India, to Ksh. Giridhon Singh and Ksh(o) Maikoibi Devi, Thoiba Singh took to hockey early on in life, and soon found his natural talent in the game.

Professional career

He was a member of the 1988 Summer Olympics field hockey team in which India came in the 6th place. Other than Olympics, he represented India at Asia Cup 1985, 1989; Champions Trophy 1985, 1989; Azlan Shah Trophy 1985; 1986 Asian Games, 1990; World Cup 1986; Indo-Pak Test Series 1986; Five-nation 1988 and Indira Gandhi tournament 1987.[3] Presently working as Dy. General Manager, Food Corporation of India, Regional Office, Imphal, Manipur

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