Dhanraj Pillay

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Birthday
16, 1968
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
16, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
India

About

Indian field hockey player who won the gold medal at the Champions Challenge in 2001. He is the first player to have played in four Olympics, World Cups, Champions Trophies, and Asian Games tournaments.

Before Fame

He moved to Mumbai in the 80's and made his international debut in the Allwyn Asia Cup in 1989.

Trivia

He received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the most prestigious award given to athletes by the Indian government, for the 1999-2000 season.

Family Life

He is the fourth of five sons born to Nagalingam and Andalamma Pillay.

Associated With

He and Richard Allen are both field hockey players who represented India at the Olympic Games.

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