Tejparkash Brar


Tejparkash Singh Brar

 Date and place of Birth 25.10.1937 in Nairobi, Kenya
 School Duke of Gloucester School, Nairobi
 College College of Art, Birmingham, England
 Club Sikh Union Nairobi
 Playing position Inside right
 1st international 23.11.1956 v Australia in Melbourne
 Olympic Games Melbourne 1956; Tokyo 1964
 Hockey idol Balbir Singh Sr. (India)

Olympic Games






 Melbourne 1956 23.11.1956 Group B Kenya 0 - Australia 2


 Melbourne 1956 24.11.1956 Group B Kenya 1 - Great Britain 1


 Melbourne 1956 28.11.1956 Group B Kenya 1 - Malaysia 1


 Tokyo 1964 18.10.1964 Group A Kenya 1 - Great Britain 0



Tejparkash Singh Brar was born in Nairobi, Kenya. He studied at Duke of Gloucester School in Nairobi and went to the UK for further studies. He graduated as a Chartered Architect at College of Art in Birmingham, UK.

Whilst in the UK, he played for Pickwicks Hockey Club in Birmingham and Staffordshire County. On his return back to Nairobi, he played for Sikh Union Nairobi.

He earned his first international cap on 23 November 1956 when he was selected to play against Australia at the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games.

He also represented Kenya at Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games.

His last international match for Kenya was at the East African Championship in Uganda in December 1965.

He started playing Golf in 1967 and won the Nayali Golf open in 1975 when his handicap was 5.