Proud to be part of a generation that witnessed Indian hockey’s resurgence, former captain Sardar Singh says his sole regret in an otherwise illustrious career is not winning an Olympic medal for his country.

However, he feels the current team under Manpreet Singh has the potential to break the four-decade-old jinx in Tokyo next year.

“My journey in hockey has been rather satisfying because I was part of that era which saw a resurgence. We came a long way from finishing last at the London Olympics in 2012 to being ranked No.6 in the world when I hung up my boots in 2018.

“Now, the current team is poised at no.4 which should definitely bring a lot of confidence to this team in the lead up to their Tokyo Olympic campaign,” said Sardar.

The Indian team has a rich Olympic history, winning an unprecedented eight gold besides a silver and two bronze medals.

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