Indian field hockey player Kunwar Digvijay Singh
Indian field hockey player Kunwar Digvijay Singh was born on 2 February 1922 and died on 27 March 1978 in Lucknow. Kunwar Digvijay Singh, universally recognized and famously called “Babu”, was an Indian field hockey professional, who is considered as one of the most exceptional athletes in the chronicle of the sport. He is considered as one of the greatest field hockey professionals in the memoir of sports. His procedures, abilities, and center in hockey have presented him as one of the greatest.
Before becoming the most exceptional athletes in the world of sport K.D.Singh was a proficient sportsman throughout his education period. Throughout his youth, he played so many games and he was proficient in all of them like field hockey, tennis, badminton, cricket, and golf. Overall, he was a multitalented superstar athlete his integrity has been stoked since he was young. Although before hockey he gained numerous titles for tennis and badminton sports. His talents in games have eternally encouraged him to become the best hockey player of all time.
K.D. Singh made his venture into an international Hockey tournament in the year 1937 represented. At the young age of 15 years old, he performed for the LYA Club. In the competition, he succeeded to evade Mohammed Hussain, a legendary Hockey player of that period who had participated in the Olympics. The publications dedicated extensive perfusion to K.D.’s abilities and intrepidity as a new Hockey player who beat one of the best players in the world.
K.D. Singh has been a member of the National Indian Hockey team twice that attended the Olympic tournament. At London Olympic Games which was held in the year 1948, he was elected as the Vice-Captain of the National Indian Hockey company that seized a Gold Medal at the competition. He was the Captain of the National Indian Hockey company that competed at the Helsinki Olympic Games which was held in the year 1952. This season too, the extraordinary Indian Hockey team rose as the winner of the Gold Medal in the Olympic Games.
In the year 1953 K.D. Singh was distinguished with the Helms Trophy for denoting the Best Hockey player in the whole wide world. Other than this he was the first Asian athlete to win the honor. In the year 1958, he has bestowed with the honorable Padma Shri award by the Government of India. A sports arena in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh has been delegated after him and is identified as the name of K.D. Singh Babu Stadium.