Canada's Balraj Panesar shoots the ball past defender

Balraj Panesar


• Has earned more than 60 senior national team caps since his debut in 2014 in New Zealand
• Represented Canada at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, winning silver in hockey 5’s
• Played four matches at the 2018 FIH World Cup, helping Canada to an 11th place finish


Getting into the Sport: Grew up watching his dad play…  Took up the sport because of how many other members of his family play…Odds and Ends: Older brother Sukhi is also a member of Canada’s field hockey team at Lima 2019…

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Youth Olympic Games: 2014 – SILVER (Hockey 5’s)

Commonwealth Games: 2018 – 8th

FIH World Cup: 2018 – 11th

Pan American Cup: 2017 - SILVER