PR Sreejesh is an Indian hockey player, who has been part of several victorious hockey matches of India. Sreejesh has impressed the world with his stunning game, and he has been the pride of India over the years. Recently, PR Sreejesh also won the prestigious World Games Athlete of the Year award. With this victory, he became the first Indian man and only the second Indian to receive this honor. India’s women’s captain Rani Rampal had won the World Games prize in 2019.

The World Games is a multi-sport event directed by the International World Games Association with the backing of the International Olympic Committee. With more than 30 sports on the program, the World Games are directed over a period of 11 days. World Games Association conducts a global fan vote at every event. This time, Sreejesh finished at the top of the 24-strong nominations, with his tally of 1,27,647 votes, being almost twice as many as a second-placed athlete, Spain’s Climbing ace Albert Gines Lopez with 67,428 votes. The World Games officially announced this news and mentioned that Sreejesh played a significant role in the historic bronze medal win of the Indian Hockey Team. PR Sreejesh has given many such outstanding performances in his hockey career.

Sreejesh has played 244 international matches to date. In 2011, he saved two penalty strokes against top-rivals Pakistan during an intense game at the Asian Champions Trophy final. He was also part of the team that represented India at the 2012 London Olympics and the World Cup in 2014. He even performed as a captain of the Indian team at the 2016 Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy, and in the same year, he also helped our hockey team in reaching the quarterfinal at the 2016 Olympics. And almost everyone knows that Sreejesh was an important part of the team which rewrote history at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 by winning a bronze medal. And now with his latest accomplishment of becoming the first Indian man to win the World Games Athlete of the Year award, Sreejesh has been receiving praises from all over India and the world.

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