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Avtar Singh Sohal

Full name: Avtar Singh Sohal
Nickname(s): Tari
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: March 22, 1938 in Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Affiliations: Simba Union, Nairobi (KEN)
Country: KEN Kenya
Sport: Hockey

Biography

Avtar Singh Sohal, known to all as Tari, played hockey for Kenya at four Olympic Games, from 1960-72. He captained the team in 1964, 1968, and 1972, and was also the Kenyan captain at the 1st World Cup of hockey in Barcelona in 1971. Singh Sohal represented Kenya from 1957-72 and was capped 167 times. He learned his hockey when he played for City Primary School and the Duke of Gloucester School in Nairobi. After he retired from playing he began a coaching career and was Kenyan National Coach from 1978-88, coaching them at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. Singh Sohal also took up umpiring and was awarded an FIH International Umpires badge in 1980. He was a judge at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and was appointed to the FIH Development and Coaching Committee in 1988. In 2000 Tari was given the Diploma of Merit by the FIH for his services to hockey.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Hockey Men's Hockey Kenya KEN 8
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Hockey Men's Hockey Kenya KEN 6
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Hockey Men's Hockey Kenya KEN 8
1972 Summer 34 München Hockey Men's Hockey Kenya KEN 13

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G GC YC RC
1960 Summer 22 Roma Hockey Kenya KEN Final Standings 8 1960-08-26 6 3
1960 Summer 22 Roma Hockey Kenya KEN Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1960-09-05 GBR 2, KEN 1 1
1960 Summer 22 Roma Hockey Kenya KEN Classification Round 5-8 Match #2 1T 1960-09-08 KEN 1, AUS 1 0
1960 Summer 22 Roma Hockey Kenya KEN Classification Round 5-8 Replay #2 2 1960-09-10 AUS 2, KEN 1 0
1960 Summer 22 Roma Hockey Kenya KEN Group C Match #1 1 1960-08-29 KEN 1, GER 0 0
1960 Summer 22 Roma Hockey Kenya KEN Group C Match #4 1 1960-09-01 KEN 7, ITA 0 2
1960 Summer 22 Roma Hockey Kenya KEN Group C Match #6 1T 1960-09-03 KEN 0, FRA 0 0
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Hockey Kenya KEN Final Standings 6 1964-10-11 8 3
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Hockey Kenya KEN Final Round Match 5/6 2 1964-10-22 GER 3, KEN 0 0
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Hockey Kenya KEN Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 1 1964-10-21 KEN 3, NED 1 0
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Hockey Kenya KEN Group A Match #1 1T 1964-10-11 ZIM 0, KEN 0 0
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Hockey Kenya KEN Group A Match #4 2 1964-10-12 PAK 5, KEN 2 1
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Hockey Kenya KEN Group A Match #9 1 1964-10-13 KEN 3, NZL 2 1
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Hockey Kenya KEN Group A Match #11 1 1964-10-15 KEN 1, AUS 0 0
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Hockey Kenya KEN Group A Match #14 2 1964-10-16 JPN 2, KEN 0 0
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Hockey Kenya KEN Group A Match #16 1 1964-10-18 KEN 1, GBR 0 1
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Final Standings 8 1968-10-13 2 0
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #1 2 1968-10-13 AUS 2, KEN 0 0
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #6 1T 1968-10-14 MAS 1, KEN 1 0
1972 Summer 34 München Hockey Kenya KEN Final Standings 13 1972-08-27 7 1 1 0 0
1972 Summer 34 München Hockey Kenya KEN Final Round Match 13/14 1 1972-09-07 KEN 1, ARG 0 1 0 0 0
1972 Summer 34 München Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #2 2 1972-08-27 POL 1, KEN 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 34 München Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #5 2 1972-08-28 AUS 3, KEN 1 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 34 München Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #10 2 1972-08-30 NED 5, KEN 1 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 34 München Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #13 2 1972-08-31 GBR 2, KEN 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 34 München Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #17 2 1972-09-02 IND 3, KEN 2 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 34 München Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #24 1T 1972-09-03 NZL 2, KEN 2 0 1 0 0
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