Jagbir Singh (India)
Jagbir Singh
Born 20.2.1965 in Agra, Uttar Pradesh
School / University  
Profession  
Club(s) Indian Airlines
Playing Position Centre forward
First International  
Last International  
International Caps 100+
Olympic Goals scored
Hockey Idol  

Olympic Games:

Jagbir Singh represented India at the 1988 Seoul and 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games.

Games
City
Phase
Match
Date
Result
Goals
1988 Seoul Group B
1
18.09.1988 India 0 - USSR 1
0
1988 Seoul Group B
5
20.09.1988 India 1 - G. Germany 1
0
1988 Seoul Group B
7
22.09.1988 India 3 - Korea 1
0
1988 Seoul Group B
12
24.09.1988 India 5 - Canada 1
0
1988 Seoul Group B
14
26.09.1988 India 0 - Great Britain 3
0
1988 Seoul Class 5/8
2
28.09.1988 India 6 - Argentina 6
0
Final Standing: 6th
1992 Barcelona Group A
2
26.07.1992 India 0 - Germany 3
0
1992 Barcelona Group A
4
28.07.1992 India 1 - Argentina 0
0
1992 Barcelona Group A
7
30.07.1992 India 1 - Great Britain 3
0
1992 Barcelona Group A
12
01.08.1992 India 0 - Australia 0
0
1992 Barcelona Group A
14
03.08.1992 India 2 - Egypt 1
0
1992 Barcelona Class 5/8
2
05.08.1992 India 0 - Spain 2
0
Final Standing: 7th
Jagbir Singh

Jagbir had his education in Agra and Lucknow and represented the State schools and the university.

He was groomed by his father Darshan Singh, national hockey umpire and Organising Secretary of Dhyan Chand tournaments in the city.

Picked up by Indian Airlines, Jagbir led the Airlines in numerous tournaments in the country, including the national championship.

He represented India at the 1990 Hockey World Cup at Lahore where India was placed in 10th position.

He represented India both in the 1986 Seoul and 1990 Beijing Asian Games where India won Bronze and Silver Medals respectively.

He was in the team that won Silver Medal at the 1989 Asia Cup in Delhi.

Jagbir Singh
Jagbir Singh
Jagbir Singh

He was selected to represent Asia in the Intercontinental Tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in December 1990 where the team won a Gold Medal.

Jagbir captained the Indian team at the Indira Gandhi Gold Cup Tournament in January 1991.

Jagbir, 2nd from left at Seoul Olympics

He played for the World XI in 1995 and 1997.

The NASJ honoured him with the Best Hockey Player Award in 1990.

He was awarded the Indian National Award ‘Arjuna Puraskar’ in 1990.

Jagbeer and Shaheed
 
Jagbir Singh

Photo on right:

South Korea defending against India in the Asian Games at Seoul (September 1986).

Jagbir Singh (right) dodges Korea's Jin Soo Han (foreground) and Man Hye Kim, with Balwinder Singh in attendance.

Balwinder and Jagbir at Asian Games 1986