Olympic bronze medal-winning Indian hockey participant Rupinder Pal Singh on Thursday introduced his retirement from worldwide hockey with fast impact to make means for children.
“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 press release posted on his official twitter deal with.
“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.”
The 30-year-old Rupinder, thought to be among the finest drag-flickers of the nation, represented India in 223 matches.
Rupinder was an intergral a part of the Indian hockey group that received bronze medal within the Tokyo Games this 12 months, ending a 41-year-old medal drought for the eight-time Olympic champions.