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Chandan Singh Rawat

Full name: Chandan Singh Rawat
Gender: Male
Born: July 26, 1928 in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
Died: July 24, 2008 in Siliguri, West Bengal, India
Affiliations: Mohun Bagan AC, Kolkata (IND)
Country: IND India
Sport: Football

Biography

Originally a soldier, Chandan Singh Rawat left the Indian Army in 1950 to pursue a career as a professional footballer. He played in midfield for the Indian team that won the gold medal in the inaugural Asian Games in 1951 in New Delhi and also played in the 1952 Olympics, where India suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Yugoslavia. He played his club football in Calcutta, firstly for East Bengal and then for Mohun Bagan and the Rajasthan Club. Singh Rawat took up coaching after his playing days were over, the highlight of his coaching career came in 1997 when he led India to victory in the South Asian Football Federation Cup. He suffered from ill health and financial hardships in his latter years.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Men's Football India IND 17T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football India IND Final Standings 17T 1952-07-15 0 0 0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football India IND Qualifying Round Match #1 2 1952-07-15 YUG 10, IND 1 0