Udham Singh

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 3
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 4
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameUdham•Singh Kular
Used nameUdham•Singh
Nick/petnamesUdhi
Born4 August 1928 in Sansarpur, Jalandhar, Punjab (IND)
Died23 March 2000 in Sansarpur, Jalandhar, Punjab (IND)
Measurements168 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsPunjab Police
NOC India

Biography

Of the seven Indian players to win three Olympic gold medals for hockey (field), only Udham Singh and Leslie Claudius also won a silver medal. Singh won gold in 1952, 1956 and 1964 and a silver in 1960. Singh was a centre-forward who was the leading scorer at the 1956 Olympics with 14 goals.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Hockey IND Udham Singh
Hockey, Men (Olympic) India 1 Gold
1956 Summer Olympics Hockey IND Udham Singh
Hockey, Men (Olympic) India 1 Gold
1960 Summer Olympics Hockey IND Udham Singh
Hockey, Men (Olympic) India 2 Silver
1964 Summer Olympics Hockey IND Udham Singh
Hockey, Men (Olympic) India 1 Gold

Special Notes