Sandeep Singh Hockey Goal Stats and Records

In 2010, Sandeep Singh set a world record for the fastest drag flick, reaching a remarkable speed of 145 km/h.

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Sandeep Singh often called the Flicker Singh for his special drag flick shot in hockey is among the most famous Indian hockey players of all time. He has captained the Indian National Hockey Team in the past. Singh hails from Haryana and has achieved a lot in his life. He has become a popular media face over the years. A movie was made to showcase his battle against an accident which paralyzed his legs.

Singh suffered a severe injury on August 22, 2006, when he was accidentally shot while traveling on the Kalka Shatabdi Express train. This unfortunate incident occurred as he was en route to join the national team, which was set to depart for the World Cup in Africa just two days later. The gunshot left him with significant injuries, nearly paralyzing him and confining him to a wheelchair for a duration of one year. At the time of the incident, he was only 20 years old.

Sandeep Singh’s determination to represent India at the international level paved the way for his epic comeback. He played as a full back and a specialist penalty shooter for the Indian National Hockey Team. His illustrious career is often called the greatest among the new generation of Indian hockey players. Here we have covered the total goals scored by Sandeep Singh in his hockey career.

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Melbourne, AUSTRALIA: Sandeep Singh of India drives the ball forward in their men’s field hockey classification match for 5th and 6th place at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, 24 March 2006. New Zealand won the match with a golden goal in extra time 2-1. AFP PHOTO/Paul CROCK (Photo credit should read PAUL CROCK/AFP via Getty Images)

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Sandeep Singh Hockey Goal Stats and Records

Sandeep Singh secured the highest goal count and earned the Man of the Tournament accolade during the 2009 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. He scored a total of 6 goals in the tournament.

By netting 16 goals, Sandeep Singh held the position of top goal scorer in the qualifying tournament for the 2012 London Olympics, with five goals to his name in the final match.

In April 2004, Singh emerged as the highest goal scorer in the Junior Asia Cup, achieving a total of 16 goals.

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NEW DELHI, INDIA � FEBRUARY 28: Indian player Sandeep Singh(in blue) in action at the pool B match of India against Pakistan at the Hockey World Cup in New Delhi on February 28, 2010. (Photo by Qamar Sibtain/The India Today Group via Getty Images)

In 2008, during the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, Sandeep Singh claimed the position of top scorer by netting a total of 9 goals.

In the year 2010, Sandeep Singh achieved the title of top scorer in the Asia Games by scoring a total of 11 goals.

In 2010, Sandeep Singh set a world record for the fastest drag flick, reaching a remarkable speed of 145 km/h.

During the 2013 Hockey India League, Sandeep Singh emerged as the leading goal scorer, tallying a total of 11 goals across 12 games.

In the 2014 edition of the Hockey India League, Sandeep Singh once again claimed the title of top scorer, achieving a total of 11 goals.


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