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Muniswamy Rajagopal

Full name: Muniswamy Rajagopal
Gender: Male
Born: March 24, 1926
Died: March 3, 2004 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Affiliations: Mysore
Country: IND India
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Muniswamy Rajagopal first represented Karnataka in regional hockey in 1945 and was on the regional team for 15 years. In 1947 he was named to the Indian National team and played for them at the 1952 Olympics. He played left outside forward, and was nicknamed “The Artful Dodger.” He later became a hockey coach and coached the Indian junior team for several years.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Hockey Men's Hockey India IND 1 Gold

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Hockey India IND Final Standings 1 1952-07-15 3 0
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Hockey India IND Final Round Match 1/2 1 1952-07-24 IND 6, NED 1 0
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Hockey India IND Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1952-07-20 IND 3, GBR 1 0
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Hockey India IND Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1952-07-17 IND 4, AUT 0 0
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