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Kirpal Singh Bhardwaj

Full name: Kirpal Singh Bhardwaj
Gender: Male
Height: 5-1 (156 cm)
Weight: 117 lbs (53 kg)
Born: September 9, 1935 in Tororo, Eastern, Uganda
Died: November 10, 2013 in Harrow, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Simba Union, Nairobi (KEN)
Country: KEN Kenya
Sport: Hockey

Biography

Kirpal Singh Bhardwaj competed for Kenya in hockey at three Olympic Games – 1960, 1964, 1968. He played for the Sikh Union Nairobi from 1957-69, after learning his hockey in Punjab, India in 1955-56. After studying at Government Indian School and Government Secondary School in Kampala, Uganda, Singh Bhardwaj went to India where he studied at Khalsa High School, Batala in Punjab. He then attended Hindu College, Amritsar in Punjab and Punjab University. He worked for Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners, a civil engineering firm, in Nairobi from 1970-79, but moved to Britain in 1980 where he worked for the parent company of the same firm.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Hockey Men's Hockey Kenya KEN 8
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Men's Hockey Kenya KEN 8

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1960 Summer 24 Roma Hockey Kenya KEN Final Standings 8 1960-08-26 1 0
1960 Summer 24 Roma Hockey Kenya KEN Group C Match #4 1 1960-09-01 KEN 7, ITA 0 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Final Standings 8 1968-10-13 10 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Final Round Match 7/8 2 1968-10-25 NZL 2, KEN 0 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Classification Round 5-8 Match #2 2 1968-10-23 ESP 2, KEN 1 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #1 2 1968-10-13 AUS 2, KEN 0 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #6 1T 1968-10-14 MAS 1, KEN 1 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #10 1 1968-10-16 KEN 2, FRA 0 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #16 1 1968-10-17 KEN 2, NED 0 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #18 1 1968-10-19 KEN 2, ARG 1 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #22 1 1968-10-20 KEN 3, GBR 0 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Match #26 2 1968-10-21 PAK 2, KEN 1 0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Hockey Kenya KEN Group B Play-off 2 1968-10-22 AUS 3, KEN 2 0
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