Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; November 18th, 2021: Athletes Today Sports Management (AT) agency Mumbai has signed an exclusive contract with Vivek Sagar Prasad from the men’s hockey team.
Vivek Sagar Prasad is the current junior national men’s hockey team captain, the Tokyo
Olympic 2020 bronze medalist & Arjuna award 2021 winner.
Vivek Sagar – “I’m excited to start this partnership with an agency that has been working with hockey players for so many years, I wish to grow together and Abhishek Bhai and I have a common goal.”
Abhishek Sharma CEO says’ “We are delighted to have Vivek with us; He has already achieved so much at 21. Olympic bronze medal, Arjuna award, and lots more to come. One day Vivek will be the best player that India has ever had.”
About Vivek Sagar Prasad
Vivek Sagar Prasad (born 25 February 2000) is an Indian field hockey player who plays as a midfielder for the Indian national team.
In January 2018, he became the second-youngest player ever to debut for India at 17 years, 10 months and 22 days. At the 2019 Hockey Stars Awards, Vivek was named the FIH Rising Star of the Year. At the 2020-21 FIH Player of the Year Awards, he was named the FIH Young Player of the Year.
Vivek played in Tokyo Olympics 2020, held in 2021. He played brilliantly and India hockey team won the bronze medal after 41 years. Vivek scored the equalizing goal for India in the 42nd minute in the final of the 2018 Champions Trophy against Australia, a match that India went on to lose in the penalties.
At the 2019 FIH Series Finals in Bhubaneswar, Vivek was named the best young player of the tournament. In December 2019, he was nominated for the FIH Rising Star of the Year Award. He won the award by getting 34.5 percent of the votes and he became the first Indian player to win an FIH Award. He is the current junior national hockey team’s captain.