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Hockey India president Dr. Dilip Tirkey honoured with Ph.D. in sports science

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The Bridge - Home of Indian Sports

Published: 2023-12-22 08:30:21.0

Hockey India President and former Indian Captain, Padma Shri Dr. Dilip Tirkey, received an honorary Ph.D. in Sports Science from Sri Sri University on Thursday. This distinguished accolade acknowledges Tirkey's notable contributions to the field of sports, underscoring his substantial influence on Indian hockey and steadfast dedication to its progress.

Tirkey's remarkable career, marked by numerous participations in multiple Olympics and World Cups, along with his outstanding leadership both on and off the field, reflects his commitment to promoting excellence in sports. Remarkably, he holds the record for the highest number of international appearances in Indian hockey, with an impressive total of 412 caps.

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