Salima Tete

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Salima Tete
Women's Hockey5s Medallist Ceremony YOG18 14-10-2018 (038) (cropped).jpg
Salima Tete at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics
Personal information
Born (2001-12-27) December 27, 2001 (age 20)
Simdega, Jharkhand, India
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Hockey Jharkhand
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– India 59 (3)

Salima Tete (born 26 December 2001) is an Indian field hockey player.[1][2]

Early life and background

Tete is from a village in the Simdega district of Jharkhand. Both her parents work as farmers. Her father also played hockey.[3]


She made her debut for the national side in 2017 against Belarus.[4]

At the 2018 Youth Olympic games, she was the captain of the Indian side, which went on to win a silver medal.[5]

In 2021, she was selected in the Indian squad for the Tokyo Olympics.[6]


  1. ^ "Determined to Perform Consistently for Indian Women's Hockey Team: Salima Tete". News18. 2020-11-12. Retrieved 2021-07-05.
  2. ^ Patwardhan, Deepti (2021-05-04). "The Olympics dreams of Jharkhand's hockey queens". Mintlounge. Retrieved 2021-07-05.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ Kumar, Mrituanjay. "Hockey players Nikki Pradhan, Salima Tete selected for Olympics". The Pioneer. Retrieved 2021-07-05.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Tokyo Olympics 2020: Postponement gives Indian women's hockey team scope to improve, says midfielder Salima Tete". Firstpost. 2020-04-29. Retrieved 2021-07-05.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ Gupta, K. A. (2021-06-18). "Two girls from Jharkhand in Tokyo Olympics hockey team | Ranchi News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-07-05.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ Sadanandam, Abishek (2021-06-24). "A look at the Indian women's hockey team going to the Tokyo Olympics". Retrieved 2021-07-05.

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