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P.R. Sreejesh is an Indian field hockey player and Goalkeeper of the Indian national team. He was a former captain of the Indian national team. He came to the spotlight when he saved two penalty strokes against Pakistan in the final at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
For his impressive performances in goalkeeping, he was awarded as “Goalkeeper of the Tournament” and was also nominated for the award of Best Male Goalkeeper. As of now, he served himself in the Kerala government’s education department as Chief Sports Organiser. He is honored with the Arjuna Award from President Pranab Mukherjee in 2015.
Currently, he hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 8 May 1988, Sreejesh will turn 33 years old in the year 2021. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 183 in centimeters and 6’0” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 41 inches chest, 33 inches waist, and 15 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 90 in kilograms and 198 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more glorious.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of P. R. Sreejesh is around $1 million approx.
Education / Family
Sreejesh was born and raised up in Kizhakkambalam village, Ernakulam district, Kerala, and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born in a family of farmers to P. V. Raveendran (Father) and Usha (Mother).
As per his education, he completed his schooling from St. Antony’s Lower Primary School till class sixth after that he enrolled at GV Raja Sports School where his coach suggested that he take up goalkeeping. He went to Sree Narayana College to complete his graduation in History.
P. R. Sreejesh
|Birth Place||Kizhakkambalam village, Ernakulam district, Kerala|
|Date Of Birth||8 May 1988|
|Age||33 years old (As of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 183 cm
In feet inches – 6’0”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 90 kg
In Pounds – 198 lbs
|Profession||Field Hockey Player (GoalKeeper)|
|School||St. Antony’s Lower Primary School in Kizhakkambalam
GV Raja Sports School
|College||Sree Narayana College, Kollam, Kerala|
|Home Town||Kizhakkambalam village, Ernakulam district, Kerala|
|Fathers Name||P. V. Raveendran|
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, he made his debut in the senior national team at the South Asian Games in 2006. He was awarded the ‘Best Goalkeeper of the Tournament’ following India’s win at the 2008 Junior Asia Cup. After saving two penalty strokes in the Asian Champions Trophy Final he has been a regular member since 2011.
At the 2013 Asia Cup, he won his second ‘Best Goalkeeper of the Tournament’ award. He represented India in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, and then World Cup in 2014. He starred in Indian’s gold medal win at the 2014 Asian Games where he saved two penalty strokes against Pakistan in the final.
He was adjudged “Goalkeeper of the Tournament” at the 2014 Champions Trophy and 2018 Champions Trophy. He was nominated for the award of Best Male Goalkeeper for his impressive performances in 2014 but he lost the award to Jaap Stockmann of the Netherlands.
At the 2016 Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy, he was the captain of the team and led the team to win the silver medal. He was given the responsibilities of the Captain of the Indian hockey team on 13 Jul 2016. He led the Indian hockey team to the quarterfinals of the tournament at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he tied the marriage knot with Aneeshya who is the former long jumper as well as an Ayurveda doctor. The couple was blessed with a son named Sreeansh and a daughter named Anusree.
|Children||Daughter – Anusree
Son – Sreeansh
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|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
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Some Interesting Facts About P. R. Sreejesh
- He is honored by the prestigious Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in 2017.
- He led the Indian hockey team to the quarterfinals at the 2016 Olympics.
- He played for Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League.
- His full name is Parattu Raveendran Sreejesh.
- His wife is a former long jumper and an Ayurveda doctor.
- His hobbies include Playing, Workouts, and Traveling.
- His zodiac sign is Taurus.
- He saved two penalty strokes against Pakistan in the final at the 2014 Asian Games.