jindaljiSurender Kumar, who was one of the stand-out players in the fourth edition of the Hockey India League with his franchise Delhi Waveriders, On Tuesday was named among the 16 players to represent the country at Rio.

It is a dream that has come true for Surender, who was named as a replacement for injured defender Birendra Lakra.

Reacting on his selection, renowned industrialist Naveen Jindal took to his Twitter handle to wish Surender on his selection and wrote:

“Kurukshetra’s boy Surender Kumar Palad will be representing the country at @Rio2016_en”

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