December 2, 2021

5 stars from Amritsar: Intention for glory, say hockey players’ kin : The Tribune India

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Realising my dream of playing in Oly: Dilpreet’s father

Neeraj Bagga

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, August 2

In the two Indian hockey groups that have entered the semifinals in Tokyo, 5 are from Amritsar district — 4 guys and just one girl — really a feat in fact.

Harjinder Kaur, mom of Gurjit Kaur, who scored the all-significant purpose in the women’s staff win now, mentioned Gurjit’s prayers and challenging perform have been blessed by ‘Guru Maharaj’. The family is based in Miadi Kalan village in Ajnala. Gurjit’s cousin Gurcharan Singh stated the whole village was upbeat right after mastering of her feat. “Despite there staying no hockey lifestyle in the village, both equally Gurjit and her sister Pardeep played the video game,” he claimed.

Dilpreet’s kin enjoy a match at Butala village

Earning village very pleased

The four gamers from the district who are in the men’s workforce are Shamsher Singh of Attari, Dilpreet Singh of Butala, Gurjant Singh of Khaliara and Harmanpreet Singh of Timmowal village.

Gurjant’s spouse and children members at Khaliara village. Tribune pics

Shamsher’s father Hardev Singh, a farmer, stated he appreciated viewing each match on Tv set, and vividly remembers the intention his son scored in opposition to Argentina.

Dilpreet’s father Balwinder Singh, who had played the nationals from 1990 to 1996, explained: “I keenly watched just about every match. Dilpreet gave several superior passes to his teammates, who transformed them. It was like realising my personal desire of enjoying in the Olympics.”

Gurjant’s father Baldev Singh reported all people of Khaliara village had been elated with his son’s performance. Gurjant was motivated to take up the sport by his maternal uncle Hardev Singh Chahal.

Harmanpreet’s father Sarbjit Singh said he was very pleased of his son and the workforce. “I imagine the team carried out very well and I want them luck for the semifinal tomorrow,” Sarbjit said.

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