(Last Updated on : 19/07/2013)
Selvaraj Thirumala Valavan was born on 27th November in the year 1970 in Chennai
in the Indian state
of Tamil Nadu
. Selvaraj Thirumala Valavan is a former field hockey midfielder. In February 1997, he made his international debut for the Men's National Team against Poland. At the 2000 Summer Olympics held in Sydney, Australia, Valavan represented his native country. At the tournament India finished in seventh place.
He is presently working as a clerk in Indian Bank. His father Selvaraj played for State Bank of India and brother Thirugnam currently plays for Madras Port Trust. Selvaraj Thirumala Valavan currently plays for Indian Bank Team, Tamil Nadu in the position of Centre-Half. For his outstanding contribution to the field of Hockey, he was conferred the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Sports Award in the year of 1999-2000. In the national level he has played the tournaments National Championship respectively in Dec 2000 held at Jammu, Mar 1999 held at Hyderabad where the team finished at the 2nd position, May 1997 held at Bengaluru
and finished at 2nd position. He also participated in the year Dec 2002 - Hyderabad
, Jun 1997 - Bengaluru. Selvaraj Thirumala Valavan also took part at the Muruguppa Gold Cup in the year Jul 1998 - Chennai (lost in semi-final).
He has never played for any foreign clubs like other professional field hockey players.
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