Birendra Lakra was a part of India’s bronze medal-winning aspect within the Tokyo Olympics.© Instagram
Olympic bronze medal-winning Indian hockey star Birendra Lakra on Thursday introduced that he’s quitting the sport with instant impact, hours after his teammate Rupinder Pal Singh introduced his retirement. Lakra’s retirement was introduced by Hockey India on its official twitter deal with. “A solid defender and one of the most influential Indian Men’s Hockey Team figures, the Odisha star has announced his retirement from the Indian national team. Happy Retirement, Birendra Lakra,” HI tweeted.
The 31-year-old Lakra, a defender, was a part of India’s bronze medal-winning aspect within the Tokyo Olympics.
Olympic Bronze Medallist
A strong defender and one of the influential Indian Men’s Hockey Team figures, the Odisha star has introduced his retirement from the Indian nationwide staff.
Happy Retirement, Birendra Lakra. #IndiaKaGame pic.twitter.com/p8m8KkWDb4
— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) September 30, 2021
He was additionally a part of the 2014 gold medal-winning Incheon Asian Games staff and the aspect that claimed bronze in 2018 Jakarta.
Hours earlier, Lakra’s teammate drag-flicker Rupinder, who performed a starring position within the historic bronze-winning Tokyo Olympics marketing campaign, introduced his shock worldwide retirement “to make way for youngsters”.
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