Highlights

  • Drag-flicker Rupinder played 223 games in his 13-year career for India
  • Rupinder Pal Singh scored 3 crucial goals during the Tokyo Olympics

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Indian hockey star Rupinder Pal Singh has brought the curtains down on his 13-year-long career for India. He was part of the Indian hockey team which won bronze at the Tokyo Olympics

Rupinder Pal Singh, who was part of the Indian hockey team which won bronze medal at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics, has announced his retirement. During his 13-year-long career for the Indian team, Rupinder played 223 matches and is well known for his abilities as a powerful drag-flicker.

The 30-year-old took to Twitter on Thursday and wrote that he believes it was time for him to make way for young and talented players to experience every great joy which he felt in these last 13 years of representing India. 

Rupinder Pal Singh scored three crucial goals during India's bronze-medal winning campaign at the Tokyo Olympics, including a penalty stroke in the bronze medal match against Germany.

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