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Ahead of Indias final against Belgium at the junior hockey World Cup in Lucknow on Sunday, ESPN introduces three players who seem to have done enough during the tournament to merit consideration for selection to the senior team. Cheap Adidas NHL Jerseys . Across defence, midfield and attack, Varun Kumar, Santa Singh and Armaan Qureshi have formed the spine of the team. They spoke to us before the tournament and here is their journey in their own words.First influencesThere was nobody in my family who played hockey, but [India international and captain at the 2013 junior World Cup] Manpreet Singh and I are schoolmates. He began playing hockey before me and suggested I take up the sport. So, inspired by Manpreet, I began playing in Mithapur, my village. - VarunI started playing hockey because of the atmosphere in my village. [Indian midfielder] Sardar Singh also hails from there. One of my uncles was a very good hockey player and his son used to play hockey. He would often visit us, and one day I accompanied him to the ground and decided to start playing hockey. Ive always followed Sardar, and thats the reason I play in midfield. - SantaMy uncle Hasrat played for India, and he became my inspiration to start playing hockey. There used to be hockey camps in our school during summer vacations. Thats where I started playing for the first time. I also played cricket and pursued it quite seriously for a while. Then one day, they laid a new AstroTurf pitch in Gwalior, where I live. After that I started playing hockey quite seriously. - ArmaanBest coaching adviceWhen I started playing hockey, [former India captain] Pargat Singh gave me a lot of motivation. He would come to the ground and tell us about how to practise, what to eat. Whatever he learnt playing for India, he would pass on to the rest of us. - VarunThe coach at my hostel [former India international and Sardar Singhs older brother Didar Singh] used to support me a lot. He always told me that in modern hockey you must always look up while playing. Training under Harendra Singh [head coach of the junior team] has also been good, because he varies it up all the time. This prevents it from getting monotonous. - SantaI went to the Madhya Pradesh Academy in 2007, and my coach there was [former Olympian and Dhyan Chands son] Ashok Kumar. Then in 2013, I joined Air India, and my coach there was [former India captain] Dhanraj Pillay. Ive been fortunate with the coaching Ive had all these years. The one thing theyve all taught me is that you cannot give up. If you arent able to do something perfectly, then you must keep working at it till you achieve it. - ArmaanKey to success in hockeyThe most important attribute for a good defender is to have patience. You must know how to defend against an opposition forward and how to finish their moves. These qualities define a good defender. - VarunIt is tough to play against the Europeans. They tend to play with a lot of physicality. But our team now is very good. We tend to play with good fitness levels. Weve worked very hard on all major points. - SantaThere are parallels between football and hockey, especially in attacking patterns. The one-to-one passes and the attacks from the outside are more or less the same. I like [Lionel] Messi because of how he plays and the confidence with which he plays. On our first two tours, I wore jersey No. 29, but then when it was announced that everybody could put forward their favoured numbers, I went for No. 10. Hes not a player... hes a magician. - ArmaanUltimate goal in hockeyMy biggest ambition in life is to always give my best when playing and to play at the Olympics one day. - VarunThe junior World Cup is the main target for our entire group. Only after this can we think about what we want to achieve in life. The way that weve been performing at the junior level for the last couple of years, nothing less than gold will do. - Armaan Cheap NHL Jerseys For Sale . -- On the field, it was business as usual for Jameis Winston and No. Wholesale Hockey Jerseys .Y. - General manager Billy King says the Brooklyn Nets are looking to add a big man and confirmed the team worked out centre Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed. . -- When the Florida Panthers fell behind by two goals in the first period to the top team in the NHL, it appeared they were on their way to yet another loss. The Indian relay teams failed to qualify for the final round of the mens and womens 4x400m relay event on Friday in Rio. The womens team finished seventh in their heat and 13th overall, clocking 3:29.53. The mens team had earlier clocked 3:02.24 to finish seventh in the heat and 13th overall, but post a review, got disqualified for improper baton pass.Earlier in the day, Khushbir Kaur came close to breaching the national record set by her at the Asian Games two years ago before settling for the 54th position, finishing the 20 km walk in 1:40:33 in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. The other Indian in the fray, Sapna Punia, did not finish the race, dropping out after the 8km mark.Elsewhere, Sandeep Kumar finished 34th in the mens 50km Race Walk event,?clocking 4:7:55, which was 26:57 behind the gold medallist Matej Toth of Slovakia. At the half-way mark, Sandeep was 48th with a time of 1:59:13, which was almost ten minutes behind the leader.Khushbir, who won a silver medal at the 2014 Incheon Asian GGames after clocking a national record time of 1:33:07, was 43rd after the 2km mark among a field of 74 athletes before completing the 6km mark with a timing of 28:04. Authentic Adidas NHL Jerseys Cheap. hinas Hong Liu who finished with gold with a timing of 1:28:35 for the most part, looked in serious contention of surpassing the existing Olympic record of 1:25:02, set by Russias Elena Lashmanova at the London Games.Clocking 1:09.00 to complete the 14km mark, Khushbir was handed a warning for a bent knee before she finished the remaining 6kms 11:58 behind the leader Hong.In the mens 50km event, world champion Toth managed to beat 2012 London Olympics gold medallist Jared Tallent of Australia into second place with a time of 3:40:58.Toth, 33, moved past the Australian in the latter stages of a race. 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