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Tushar Khandker

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Tushar Khandker
Personal information
April 5, 1985 (age 29)
Born

Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Playing position

Forward

Senior career
Years

Team

Apps

(Gls)

(0)

BPCL
2005 - 2008

Bangalore Lions

2013 - present

Uttar Pradesh Wizards

National team
2003 - present

India

Medal record[hide]
Mens Field Hockey

Silver
Gold
Bronze

Competitor for
India
Commonwealth Games
2010 Delhi
Asia Cup
2007 Chennai
Asian Games
2010 Guangzhou

Team
Team
Team

Infobox last updated on: 26 January 2013

Tushar Khandker (born 5 April 1985) is an Indian professional field hockey player. He represented
India in Men's Hockey during the 2012 London Olympics. [1] Khandker comes from a family of hockey
players as his father, uncle and elder brother played the game.[2]

Career[edit]
Tushar Khandker made his debut in for India in 2003 when he was included in the Hockey Australia
Challenge Cup in which he scored in his first game. He was a part of the team that won the 2004
Junior Asia Cup and the 2007 Men's senior Asia Cup, thereby becoming the first Indian to be a part
of the Asian Cups for all age groups.[3]

Hockey India League[edit]


During the auction of the inaugural season of the Hockey India League, Khandker was bought by
the Uttar Pradesh franchise for USD 14,000[4] with his base price being USD 13,900. The Uttar
Pradesh team was named Uttar Pradesh Wizards.

References[edit]
1.
2.

Jump up^ "Tushar Khandker".


Jump up^ "Tushar Khandker up for new challenge in London Olympics". 2012-06-15.
Retrieved 2013-01-11.

3.
4.

Jump up^ "Our London Lions". Stick2hockey. Retrieved 2013-01-27.


Jump up^ "Hockey India League Auction: the final squads list". CNN-IBN. 2012-12-16.
Retrieved 2013-01-26.
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India squad 2012 Summer Olympics 12th place


1 Tirkey
4 San. Singh
6 Chettri
7 M. Singh
8 Sar. Singh
10 D. Singh
12 Raghunath
13 G. Singh
14 Khandker
15 Uthappa
16 Ravindran
17 Mujtaba
18 Sh. Singh
21 Singh Chandi
24 Sunil
26 Lakra
Coach: Nobbs

Categories:
1985 births

Living people

Field hockey players at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Olympic field hockey players of India

Indian field hockey players

People from Uttar Pradesh

Asian Games medalists in field hockey

Field hockey players at the 2010 Asian Games