Chandigarh-Indian Hockey workforce captain Harmanpreet Singh and Olympic Medalist Boxer Lovlina Borgohain have been made the Flag-Bearers of the Indian Contingent for the Asian Games in Hangzhou. Indian Contingent will take part within the march previous of the Opening Ceremony on twenty third September.
Punjab Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer congratulated Harmanpreet Singh on being named because the Flag-Bearer of the Indian Contingent and stated that it’s a matter of delight for Punjab and Hockey. He stated that Hockey participant Manpreet Singh obtained the honour of turning into the Flag-Bearer in Birmingham Commonwealth Games final yr. Meet Hayer congratulated your entire Indian gamers and expressed hope that within the coming two weeks, Indian gamers will carry glory to the identify of the nation within the Asian Games with their nice efficiency.
Harmanpreet Singh, a resident of Timmowal village in Amritsar district, was a member of the Bronze medal profitable Indian workforce on the Tokyo Olympics when he scored the very best six objectives for the Indian workforce. Drag flicker Harmanpreet Singh, a member of the Silver medal profitable Indian hockey workforce on the Commonwealth Games held at Birmingham, scored 9 objectives. Under the captaincy of Harmanpreet Singh, the Indian Hockey workforce gained the Asian Champions Trophy this yr. Harmanpreet Singh has additionally gained a Silver medal within the Champions Trophy, a Bronze medal within the Hockey World League, a Gold medal within the Asia Cup and a Bronze medal within the Jakarta Asian Games. Playing for the Junior Indian Hockey workforce, Harmanpreet Singh can also be the winner of the Junior World Cup and Junior Asia Cup. He was additionally honoured with the Arjuna Award.