Sangita Kumari

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Sangita Kumari
Personal information
Born (2001-12-24) 24 December 2001 (age 20)
Karngagudi, Simdega, Jharkhand, India
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Hockey Jharkhand
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– India U–21 8 (4)
2022– India 6 (2)
Medal record

Sangita Kumari (born 24 December 2001)[1] is an Indian field hockey player and member of Indian women hockey team.[2][3]

Early life

Sangita Kumari was born in the village of Karngagudi Nawatoli in Simdega district of in state of Jharkhand to Ranjit Majhi and Lakhmani Devi.[4][5] She was selected in state women hockey training centre in 2012.[6]

Career

Under–21

In 2016, Sangita was named in the India U–21 squad for a five-nations tournament in Valencia.[7]

Sangita was not named in the junior squad again until 2022, for the FIH Junior World Cup in Potchefstroom.[8]

National team

Sangita made her senior debut for India in 2022. Her first appearance was during season three of the FIH Pro League, in India's homes matches against Spain.[7] In her debut match, she scored her first international goal.[9]

International goals


Goal
Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 27 February 2022 Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, India  Spain 1–1 3–4 2021–22 FIH Pro League [10]

References

  1. ^ "Team Details – INdia". tms.fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  2. ^ "SANGITA KUMARI". hockeyindia.org. Hockey India. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  3. ^ "KUMARI Sangita". hockeyaustralia.altiusrt.com. Hockey Australia. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  4. ^ "पहली सैलरी मिली तो इंटरनेशनल हॉकी प्लेयर संगीता ने गांव के बुजुर्गों को गिफ्ट में दी धोती, बच्चों को गेंद". navbharat times. 6 November 2021. Retrieved 4 August 2022.
  5. ^ "CWG 2022: Sangita Kumari Fights All Odds to Represent India in Women's Hockey". news18. 29 July 2022. Retrieved 4 August 2022.
  6. ^ "Women's Hockey team player Sangita Kumari braves all odds to represent India in CWG 2022". yespunjab. 29 July 2022. Retrieved 4 August 2022.
  7. ^ a b "KUMARI Sangita". tms.fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  8. ^ "India". juniorworldcup.hockey. FIH Junior World Cup. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  9. ^ "Young hockey striker Sangita Kumari eyeing bigger laurels after making successful India debut". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Times of India. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  10. ^ "India 3–4 Spain". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 10 April 2022.

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