1952 Helsinki Olympics: Men´s Hockey Olympic Final India 6 vs. 1 Holland

The Olympic Games of Helsinki 1952, saw India defeating Holland by 6 to 1. That Indian squad featured historical players such as Balbir Singh Sr.,K. D. Singh and Leslie Claudius. This period of time was the golden era of Indian hockey as this squad won the 1948 (London), 1952 (Helsinki), 1956 (Melbourne) Olympic Games (3 gold medals).

 

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By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the owner of A Hockey World. Contact: pablo@ahockeyworld.net