Arjuna Awardee Hockey Legend Rajpal Singh interacted with LPU Students
Arjuna Awardee Hockey Legend Rajpal Singh (former Captain of Indian Hockey National Team) interacted with LPU students during ‘Fitness Talk’ organized at LPU. Presently Rajpal Singh is serving as DSP with Punjab Police. He inspired LPU students to be fit on all the levels, be it physical, mental or emotional. Motivational speaker, certified marathon trainer, former sea-captain & a corporate executive Siddarth Choudhary accompanied DSP Rajpal.
Long distance runner in the country, Siddarth Choudhary shared much about ‘intensity of training’ with students, particularly physical education students, and advised them to be ever cautious about their diet, rest and recovery during and after training. Health is an asset for all, if one is healthy he or she can study and act well.
Highlighting, Rajpal led the Indian hockey team victory in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in 2010. Under his captaincy, India also won their first ever Commonwealth Games medal; and, an Asian Hockey Champions Trophy title by defeating Pakistan in the final in 2011. In the same year, Rajpal Singh was honoured with the Arjuna Award for his excellence in the field of hockey.