Krishnamurthy Perumal (born September 26, 1943) is a two-time Olympic medalist in field hockey and Arjuna Award winning sportsman for India. He hails from the city of Chennai, Tamilnadu. En route to the Indian national hockey team, he played for teams such as the ICF (Integrated Coach Factory), Tamilnadu and Indian Airlines. He has served Indian and Tamilnadu hockey with distinction in various roles - as a player, manager and coach. He currently serves as the President of Tamilnadu Hockey Association. For his dedication and excellence in his sport, he was honored with what was then, India's highest accolade for a sportsman - the Arjuna Award - in 1971.