Young Indian hockey midfielder Upasana Singh aims to win medal at Olympics

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India]: The 21-year-old Upasana Singh has been making huge strides in the world of hockey as well as she aims to represent India at the Olympics.
The young midfielder, who was part of the nationwide squad for the FIH Pro League 2021/22 suits versus Netherlands in 2022, started pursuing the sporting activity at the age of 11, while she was researching in Agra. “I was constantly thinking about sports. I, first, started with cricket, yet upon suggestion from my coach, I changed to hockey,” Upasana claimed. During the Diwali season, Upasana was wounded by a woman she was playing along with.
“As a result of the injury I endured, I ended up being much more determined to pursue hockey and also made a decision to dedicatedly go after the sporting activity,” she added.
While obtaining assistance from her moms and dads, Upasana was wondered about by her neighbors over her choice to pursue hockey. “At that time, few found out about women’s hockey. Today, the circumstance has totally changed. With our team’s recent efficiencies over the past decade, as well as our success, Hockey has actually become a widely known sporting activity and also my relative now desire their little girls to end up being hockey players,” Upasana stated.
Upasana moved to Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy in 2013 as well as began her Junior Nationals occupation in 2013, as she helped her team win the Silver medal. In 2016, Upasana made her launching in the Senior Nationals and also once again, she helped her group win the Silver medal.
“I was fairly young at the time. Playing Nationals gave me an opportunity to grow my game as well as to find out a different set of abilities at the time,” she claimed.
In 2018, Upasana received her very first possibility to be a part of Junior’s camp. In 2021, she was called up for the very first time at the Indian Senior Ladies’s Hockey Team camp, as well as was called among the 60-member core-probable group in January, 2022.
Presently back at the Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy, preparing for the upcoming National Games, Upasana stated that her desire is to represent India one day and depend on the Olympic podium.
“Just like any other hockey gamer, I want to represent my country and use the India jacket. My dream is to stand at the Olympic platform eventually and make the nation proud,” she signed off.

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