Yuvraj Walmiki is a professional field hockey player. His achievements so far have brought him ti the top of his career. He has been one oif the major reasons behind the success if Indian hockey team. The striker of Indian hockey team Yuvraj Walmiki is the pride of India. His wonderful skill has set hum apart from the rest of the players.
His achievements are huge and have a very promising future. Indians have high hope from Yuvraj Walmiki. The 26 year old player has excellent talent and within a very short period he has stolen the hearts of Indians.
Yuvraj Walmiki was born on November 29, 1989. His birthplace is Aligarh Uttar Pradesh but spent his childhood in Mumbai slums. His childhood is fretted with a lot of hurdles. Despite the hurdles, he never lost the craze for hockey. His height is 5 feet 6 inches and has a well build stature which is very appropriate for sports and games.
The Journey begins
His journey began in the year 2003 through his coach Bawa. He got his first break with Bombay Republicans. He continued to play for the next two years and was awarded the best player for the tournament during both years. In the year 2005, he got to play for the bank, and he played for another two years. Former Indian hockey team captain Dhanraj Pullay helped him to sign a big contract with Air India in the year 2007. He also played in the germen league 2010 and scored fifteen goals in nine matches. Yuvraj made his debut in national colors as a part Indian hockey team for Asian Champions trophy china.
The career of Yuvraj Walmiki is filled with glorifying success.
- He represented India in the year 2014 at Rabobank Hockey World cup Holland
- He won a bronze medal at sultan Azlan Shah cup Malaysia in the year 202
- Won gold medal in Olympic Qualifies 2012, Delhi.
- Won gild medal in south Africa test series in the year 2012.
- Won silver medal in the year 2011
- Win gold medal in Asian Champions Trophy in china 2011.
Apart from these achievements, Yuvraj Walmiki also acquired numbers of other achievements.
- He is the first Indian ambassador for the Australian rand ritual
- He is the brand ambassador for Do Good Sports(NGO) in Mumbai
- He has been the only Indian player in the German League for two years
- He is the highest goal scorer in the German League for two years
Apart from his achievements on the field of sports, he also made his debut in the television world. he had been a participant in “khatron ka khiladi season 7” which was hosted by Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor. He is the first hockey player to have participated in the show.
Yuvraj Walmiki Biography
Name: Yuvraj Walmiki
Hometown: Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Birthday : 29 November 1989
Age : 25 years
Height : 5’6″
Occupation: Hockey Player (Halfback)
Reality Show: Khatron ke Khiladi season 7
Marital Status: Single