Raghbir Singh Bhola

Raghbar Bhola

Question: Raghbir Singh Bhola passed away recently. He was associated with which of the following sport?
(a) Cricket
(b) Hockey
(c) Football
(d) Tennis
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • On 21 January 2019, former Hockey Olympian and former India selector Group Captain Raghbir Singh Bhola passed away.He was a member of the Indian team that won the gold and silver medal at 1956 and 1960 Olympics respectively.
  • He provided his services in various fields such as the member of the IHF selection committee, FIH international umpire, manager of the Indian hockey team, TV commentator and government observer at the Olympic Games.
  • He was born in Multan in Pakistan on 21 August 1927.
  • Bhola was awarded the Arjuna Award for Lifetime Contribution in year 2000 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.

Links:
https://www.thehindu.com/sport/hockey/hockey-veteran-bhola-passes-away/article26063172.ece
https://sportstar.thehindu.com/hockey/former-india-hockey-player-raghbir-bhola-passes-away/article26060315.ece

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