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National Sports Day 2020: All You Need to Know About The Legend of Hockey Wizard Major Dhyan Chand

On August 29, India celebrates National Sports Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand.

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The legendary player died on December 3, 1979, after he was diagnosed with liver cancer.

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In a bid to honour Dhyan Chand, the Government of India renamed The National Stadium in Delhi to Dhyan Chand National Stadium in 2002.

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Image credit: TwitterChand Was Conferred With The Padma Bhushan

In 1952, Chand recieved the prestigious Padma Bhushan - which is India’s third highest civilian honour.

Image credit: TwitterHitler Was a Dhyan Chand Fan as Well

During the 1936 Olympics, Hitler was so impressed that he offered him German citizenship.

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Ahead of the IPL, RCB remembered the hockey legend Dhyan Chand in a Twitter post.

Image credit: TwitterDhyan Chand Stars at The Olympics

Dhyan Chand was an integral part of 1928, 1932, and 1936 Olympics Gold medal-winning squad.

Image credit: TwitterSadhguru Felicitates Aspiring Kids on National Sports Day

Sadhguru organised a sports event on National Sports Day which is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand.

Image credit: InstagramIndian Army Pays Fitting Tribute to Hockey Wizard

Dhyan Chand joined the Indian army at the age of 16 before going on to become a hockey star, the world remembers even today.

Image credit: TwitterAmit Shah Remembers The Hockey Legend

Union Home Minister Amit Shah took to Twitter and highlighted the importance of sports on National Sports Day 2020.
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