Full name: Surinder Singh Sodhi Shokar
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: June 22, 1957 in Firozpur, Punjab, India
Affiliations: Punjab Police
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Surinder Singh Sodhi first represented India internationally in the European tour in 1975, when India played Germany, Spain and France. On this tour he was the most scoring player. In 1975 he also participated in the New Zealand tour and the international hockey tournament in Lahore, Pakistan. In the years after this he played on most of the international tours including the 1978 Asian Games (silver), the 1980 Olympic Games (most scoring player of the games) and the 1982 Champions Trophy Games in Amserdam, Netherlands. This was his last international tournament and he was team captain.
Singh Sodhi was awarded the Maharaja Ranjit Singh award (state award) in 1978 and in 1997 the Arjuna Award from the Indian government, which is the highest sports award in India.
Singh Sodhi has been a police officer all his career and was awarded the Kathen Police Sewa Medal in 1993 and the Police Medal for Meritorious services in 1994.
|1980 Summer||23||Moskva||Hockey||Men's Hockey||India||IND||1||Gold|
|1980 Summer||23||Moskva||Hockey||India||IND||Final Standings||1||1980-07-20||6||15||8||0||6||1||1||0||0|
|1980 Summer||23||Moskva||Hockey||India||IND||Final Round||Match 1/2||1||1980-07-29||IND 4, ESP 3||2||0||0||1||1||1||0||0|
|1980 Summer||23||Moskva||Hockey||India||IND||Round-Robin||Match #2||1||1980-07-20||IND 18, TAN 0||5||5||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1980 Summer||23||Moskva||Hockey||India||IND||Round-Robin||Match #6||1T||1980-07-21||POL 2, IND 2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1980 Summer||23||Moskva||Hockey||India||IND||Round-Robin||Match #8||1T||1980-07-23||IND 2, ESP 2||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1980 Summer||23||Moskva||Hockey||India||IND||Round-Robin||Match #10||1||1980-07-24||IND 13, CUB 0||4||1||0||3||0||0||0||0|
|1980 Summer||23||Moskva||Hockey||India||IND||Round-Robin||Match #14||1||1980-07-26||IND 4, URS 2||2||0||0||2||0||0||0||0|