Naveen Congratulates Odisha’s Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas on Being Selected in Indian Men’s Hockey Team for Tokyo Olympic Games 2020
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated two Odisha players Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas on being selected in the Indian Men’s Hockey Team for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games 2020.
Hockey India today announced the much anticipated 16-member men’s hockey team to represent the country at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020.
Odisha’s star defenders Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas have been selected in the squad.
“Congratulate Odisha hockey players, Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas for making it to the 16 member Indian Men’s Hockey Team for Tokyo 2020. May the team bring laurels for the country. Best Wishes”, the Chief Minister tweeted.
Congratulate #Odisha hockey players, Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas for making it to the 16 member Indian Men’s Hockey Team for #Tokyo2020. May the team bring laurels for the country. Best Wishes. #OdishaForHockey https://t.co/RMxnJRrt6l
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) June 18, 2021
The Indian Men’s Team are grouped in Pool A along with reigning Olympic Champions Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Spain and hosts Japan. The tournament takes place from 23rd July to 5th August in Tokyo.
COMPLETE LIST OF SELECTED PLAYERS:
1. P R SREEJESH
2. HARMANPREET SINGH
3. RUPINDER PAL SINGH
4. SURENDER KUMAR
5. AMIT ROHIDAS
6. BIRENDRA LAKRA
7. HARDIK SINGH
8. MANPREET SINGH
9. VIVEK SAGAR PRASAD
10. NILAKANTA SHARMA
12. SHAMSHER SINGH
13. DILPREET SINGH
14. GURJANT SINGH
15. LALIT KUMAR UPADHYAY
16. MANDEEP SINGH