Ishwarpal Singh Grewal, who donned the Singapore national hockey jersey in the last three SEA Games, is well on his way to become a medical practitioner.
On Saturday (27 july 2019), the 26-year old national hockey player graduated on Saturday from Nanyang Technological University’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine with a degree in medicine and surgery.
“At the core of it, it is about helping people. My parents were always supportive of what I wanted to do, and my dad suggested that I check out medical school,” he told The New Paper.
Both Dr Ishwarpal and his brother Jaspal Singh, who is one year younger, have played for the national team.
Their late father Santokh Singh was a former journalist at The Straits Times and news editor at The New Paper.
Dr Ishwarpal is currently a houseman in Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s orthopaedic department, where he is responsible for patients in the ward when the senior doctors are away, according to the report.
Read full story, ‘National hockey player, son of late TNP news editor graduates as doc’ (TNP, 30 July 2019), here.
Singapore hockey brothers at Kindle Cafe (Asia Samachar, 29 Aug 2015)
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