Tokyo bronze medalist Rupinder Pal Singh retires from International Hockey
New Delhi : Indian Hockey superstar, Rupinder Pal Singh on Thursday announced his retirement from the international hockey via a social media post. The 30 year old Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist has scored 119 goals in 223 appearances for the national team and is considered to be the best drag-flickers of the current generation.
“I would like to inform you about my decision to retire from Indian hockey team. The past couple of months have undoubtedly been the best days of my life. Standing on the podium in Tokyo along with my teammates with whom I have shared some of the most incredible experiences of my life was a feeling I will cherish forever,” Rupinder wrote in a statement posted on his official twitter handle.
“I believe it is time for me to make way for young and talented players to experience every great joy I have felt in these last 13 years of representing India.”