Pariket Mahapatra- Only Ice Hockey Player From Odisha; Represents India At Two Championships


Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s first and only ice hockey player, Pariket Mahapatra (Neel), stood tall under India goalpost In international meets.

Pariket Mahapatra recently represented India at the IIHF Ice Hockey U20 Asia and Oceania Championship 2022 held in Thailand from 25 June – 2 July.

Pariket, who plays as a goaltender won the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of Team India for his spectacular performance.

Notably, Pariket is the only Ice Hockey player from Odisha till date.

Pariket has also attended several goalie coaching sessions every year and summer camps in New Jersey, Princeton, Boston University, Harvard University to get exposure to superior training, she added. Last year, he and his team were geared up to go to Thailand for an international championship, but it got cancelled due to the COVID 19 pandemic.




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