Polo player joins Cavalry
Lt Anmol Rattan Singh Warraich is a second-generation Army officer and a third-generation polo player, hailing from Fazilka district in Punjab. .
Anmol is currently playing at a handicap of +1, carrying forward the legacy of his father, Col Tarsem Singh Warraich, an ASC Officer and a Polo player with handicap +3After commissioning, he did eight months of attachment with 46 Armd Regt and four months’ attachment with 11 Armd Regt at the high altitude area at Nyoma, Ladakh sector.
He was awarded the Defence Secretary’s Commendation Card as a NCC Cdt for representing the NCC Polo team and winning various tournaments in South Africa.
From winning his first gold medal at the age of 5 in Equestrian, becoming the youngest to do so and having won 2 Junior National Polo championships among others, he is also versatile and skilled in other sports as well! He has played junior nationals in basketball, squash, and table tennis each and also won the Gen JJ Singh Championship 2019 in 10m Pistol shooting and a whooping six international medals in Tent Pegging i.e. both in Lance and Sword.
On asking how it feels being a part of such a glorious legacy, he says: “It’s a matter of great pride and honor for me to be joining the ‘61st, the only mounted cavalry regiment in the world’. It shall be my utmost endeavor to live up to the rich traditions, heritage, customs, and legacy of the regiment.” Hopefully, Anmol would be seen playing from 61st Cavalry in the upcoming season.