Indian men's hockey team chief coach Graham Reid resigns

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Indian men's hockey team head coach Graham Reid on January 30 resigned from his post following the host nation's exit from the recently concluded World Cup.

An overview of the news

  • The 58-year-old Australian coach submitted his resignation to Hockey India president Dilip Tirkey a day after the World Cup concluded in Bhubaneswar, where Germany emerged as champions after beating Belgium in a penalty shoot-out.

  • Reid, who was appointed India's coach in April 2019, led the team to a historic bronze medal win at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

  • After taking over as the head coach of the Indian men's hockey team in 2019, Graham Reid went on to coach the team to a historic bronze medal win at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

  • After this, under his leadership, the Indian men's hockey team was successful in winning the silver medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022 held in Birmingham and India finished third in the FIH Pro League 2021-22.

  • In addition to Reid, analytical coach Greg Clark and scientific advisor Mitchell David Pemberton also tendered their resignations.

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