Sundargarh: Indian Hockey player Sunita Lakra Friday tied the nuptial knot with Deepak Toppo at Kesharamal Church at Rajgangpur in Sundargarh district.
Sunita Lakra, the former captain of the Indian women’s team tied the knot with her long time boyfriend Deepak, a native of Kiralaga village under Subdega block of the district. He works for Odisha police and now is posted in Rourkela Reserve Police line.
The wedding ceremonies were conducted according to Christian rituals in the presence of family members and close relatives. Some hockey players, coach and friends attended the marriage and blessed the newly-wed couple.
Notably, Sunita, who was born in 1991, made her international debut in 2009. Lakra completed her 100th international match with a match also against New Zeland in 2017. She was also the part of the winning Indian side in the Asian Champions Trophy.
Lakra has headed the team as a captain in the Asian Champions Trophy women’s hockey, which was held at Donghae City, Korea in May 2018, and led the team to a second position.