International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Role of eminent Wrestler Kartar Singh in Punjab state sports
Author(s): Rajinder Singh
The purpose of the case study was to assess the influence of Shree Kartar Singh a great wrestler in Indian wrestling for the development of Punjab state sports. His vision and philosophy for sports had been reviewed for the future road map of Punjab state sports. To collect the data four times personal interview was carried and personal records were checked and verified from various government offices especially in Punjab. Opinion rating questionnaire was administered on (n= 105) wrestlers and close friends that consisted 56 statements related to him. ‘Adjustment Inventory’ by Sinha and Singh (1980) and ‘Sports Orientation Questionnaire’ by Gill & Dzewaltowski (1988) were also used to assess his personality traits. He has won thirty five National medals and twenty eight International medals including Asian and Commonwealth Games and earned six wrestling titles and five award that includes Arjuna award in 1982 and Padma Shree in 1987. He had also earned” Fair Play” award in 2003.He had served the Indian wrestling federation as a general secretary and Director of Punjab state sports department. He believes that Indian sports can improve if it is free from drug and political interference, and taken care of at grass root level.
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How to cite this article:
Rajinder Singh. Role of eminent Wrestler Kartar Singh in Punjab state sports. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(1): 942-944.