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S.K. Uthappa Biography

Sannuvanda Kushalappa Uthappa is a professional field hockey player who was part of the Indian field hockey team which competed in the 2012 London Summer Olympic games. Equipped with a keen hockey brain and the ability to scythe through the toughest of defenses, Uthappa has left an indelible mark at every stage right from his school days to his stint with the Karnataka team at the National Championships in 2011. Inspired by his brothers, Uthappa took up playing Hockey at the age of 8. He still holds the Karnataka state record for scoring the highest no of goals (16) in 5 matches that he played for Coorg team at the age of 11 in the state level competition. He also guided the Coorg team to victory against the mighty Bangalore team ending the Bangalore team's 4 year winning streak. He joined Sports Authority of India, Bangalore to improve his performance and has since excelled as a player for both his college and University. Following his impressive show at the games, he was recruited to play for the state and soon found himself captaining the Karnataka team to victory Junior Nationals 2010. He was adjudged the best player in the 2011 Senior National championship in Bhopal. Uthappa made his international debut against South Africa on 16 January 2012 during the first match of the Karbonn Cup Hockey five-match test series. He was given a special award from Hockey India for scoring in his debut match. An all round player, he is slated as one destined to reach greater heights.

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Rupinder Pal Singh and SK Uthappa to miss Hero Hockey World League Semi Final in London
Rupinder Pal Singh and SK Uthappa to miss Hero Hockey World League Semi Final in London
Defender Jasjit Singh Kular and midfielder Sumit to replace the duo in London.
Hockey India League 2017: Kalinga Lancers score a narrow 6-5 win against defending champions, Jaypee Punjab Warriors
Hockey India League 2017: Kalinga Lancers score a narrow 6-5 win against defending champions, Jaypee Punjab Warriors
Moritz Fuerste (18 and 28), Glenn Turner (11) and SK Uthappa (32) help home team register a 6-5 win.
Hockey India League 2017: Full squads for the tournament
Hockey India League 2017: Full squads for the tournament
Six teams will clash against each other from 21 January to 26 February at the Hockey India League.
Indian Hockey ascended new heights in 2016
Indian Hockey ascended new heights in 2016
Rounding up what has been a fantastic year for Indian hockey!
Junior Hockey World Cup: Coach Roelant Oltmans fines latecomers Rs.500
Junior Hockey World Cup: Coach Roelant Oltmans fines latecomers Rs.500
Roelant Oltmans gives the players a lesson in discipline by imposing a Rs.500 fine for latecomers.
India look to finish 2016 on a high with the four-nation tournament and Test series down under
India look to finish 2016 on a high with the four-nation tournament and Test series down under
A look at India's chances and their opponents in the four-nation tournament in Melbourne, Australia.
A look back at the reasons for India's 2016 Asian Champions Trophy triumph
A look back at the reasons for India's 2016 Asian Champions Trophy triumph
Analysing the 2016 Asian Champions Trophy performances & looking ahead to India's final tournament in this eventful year.
Indian men's hockey - The post Rio Olympics era begins under Oltmans
Indian men's hockey - The post Rio Olympics era begins under Oltmans
India embark on the post Rio Olympics era under Oltmans at the 4th Asian Champions Trophy in Kuantan, Malaysia.
Of style, tactics, consistency and experience - Indian Hockey on the right track
Of style, tactics, consistency and experience - Indian Hockey on the right track
Dissecting Indian men's refreshing brand of hockey at the Olympics and the way forward.
Hockey round-up from the 2016 Rio Olympics: Argentina surprise many with their gold medal
Hockey round-up from the 2016 Rio Olympics: Argentina surprise many with their gold medal
Here's rounding up Hockey at the Rio 2016 Olympics after the conclusion of the final medal matches of both Men's and Women's hockey.
Rio Olympics 2016: The real test begins for the Indian hockey team
Rio Olympics 2016: The real test begins for the Indian hockey team
The Indian hockey team face a tough game against Belgium in the quarterfinals.
With so many close matches, finally India close a 36-year old-chapter to make it to the quarterfinals of an Olympics
With so many close matches, finally India close a 36-year old-chapter to make it to the quarterfinals of an Olympics
PR Sreejesh's heroics, yellow cards & plenty of penalty corners - A detailed analysis of India's penultimate match against the Dutch!
The master tactician Roelant Oltmans patrols resurgent India's victory march to the quarter finals!
The master tactician Roelant Oltmans patrols resurgent India's victory march to the quarter finals!
A detailed analysis of the Indian players, strategy and tactics as they held their nerve in another thriller of a mach against Argentina.
"Rise up boys ..matches abi baki hai!" - PR Sreejesh's message to his team as India face Argentina next
"Rise up boys ..matches abi baki hai!" - PR Sreejesh's message to his team as India face Argentina next
How India needs to pick themselves up and that too quickly after yesterday's gut-wrenching close defeat.
Rio Olympics 2016: Key clashes and areas to brush up for the Indian men's hockey team ahead of German test
Rio Olympics 2016: Key clashes and areas to brush up for the Indian men's hockey team ahead of German test
A look at the key players and the head to head battles as the Indian men's hockey team face Germany in today's match.
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