India’s Durga Thakur Promoted as International Hockey Umpire

Posted on:20 Apr 2016 09:47:03
India’s Durga Thakur Promoted as International Hockey Umpire
20 April 2016 Current Affairs: India’s Durga Thakur has been promoted to international outdoor umpire by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). She was promoted following her good performance at the recently-held Hawke’s Bay Cup in Hastings, New Zealand.

Durga Thakur : Thakur had started her career as an umpire from the third Hockey India (HI) Sub-Junior Men & Women National Championship (Finals) held in Bhopal in 2013. She is a graduate of NSNIS in 2011 and her first international assignment was in 2015 at the double six-Nation Cup in Breda, Netherlands. She has represented her state Himachal Pradesh in the National Championships in three sporting disciplines basketball, handball and hockey. She was also one of the umpires in the finals of the last National Games. With her promotion, Ms. Thakur is an addition other young Indian umpires currently officiating at the international level. There are 14 Indians in the elite league of international umpires (10 men, 5 women).

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