Richard Allen

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Birthday
4, 1902
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 14, 1969 (67)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1902
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 14, 1969 (67)

About

Indian field hockey player who won three Olympic gold medals, one in 1928, 1932, and 1936.

Before Fame

He played field hockey at the collegiate level at St Joseph's College Nainital.

Trivia

He played five games as goaltender in the 1928 Summer Olympics and allowed zero goals.

Family Life

He grew up as an only child in a high class Indian family.

Associated With

He won gold in 1928 when runner Paavo Nurmi won his 9th and final gold medal.