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Hardik Singh Height, Age, Family, Biography

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Age: 25 Years
Hometown: Jalandhar, Punjab
Religion: Sikhism

Hardik Singh

Bio/Wiki
Full NameHardik Singh Rai
Profession(s)• Field Hockey Player
• Civil Servant
Physical Stats & More
[1]International Hockey Federation Height 5' 10 1⁄2" (179 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Field Hockey
International DebutTeam India Under-21-2016
Team India-2018
Jersey Number#8 (India)
Hardik Singh's jersey number 8
Domestic/State Team• Indian Oil Corporation
• Jaypee Punjab Warriors
MentorJugraj Singh
PositionMidfielder
MedalsGold
• 2018: Men's Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat
• 2023: Asian Games in Hangzhou
• 2023: Men's Asian Champions Trophy in Chennai
Hardik Singh holding Asian Games gold medal
Silver
• 2022: Commonwealth Games in Birmingham
Hardik Singh holding Commonwealth Games silver medal
Bronze
• 2021: Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Hardik Singh holding Summer Olympics bronze medal
• 2021: Men's Asian Champions Trophy in Dhaka
Awards, Honours• Arjuna Award (2021)
Hardik Singh receiving Arjuna Award
• Felicitated by the Police DAV Public School, Jalandhar (2021)
Hardik Singh being felicitated by the Police DAV Public School
• Hockey India Balbir Singh Sr. Award for Player of the Year (2022)
Hardik Singh receiving the Hockey India Balbir Singh Sr. Award
• Hockey India Balbir Singh Sr. Award for Player of the Year (2023)
Hardik Singh receiving Hockey India Balbir Singh Sr. Award
• Ajit Pal Singh Award for Midfielder of the Year (2023)
Hardik Singh receiving the Ajit Pal Singh Award
• FIH Player of the Year (2023)
Hardik Singh with his FIH Player of the Year Award
• Hero of Match in Asian Championship Trophy in a match against Malaysia (2023)
Hardik Singh receiving Hero of the Match Award
• Player of the Match in the FIH Hockey Pro League match against New Zealand
• Player of the Match in the FIH Hockey Pro League match against Netherlands
• The Sportstar Aces Award for Sportsman of the Year (Team Sports) (2024)
Hardik Singh receiving Sportsman of the Year Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 September 1998 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023)25 Years
BirthplaceKhusropur, Jalandhar district, Punjab, India
Zodiac signVirgo
NationalityIndian
HometownJalandhar, Punjab
SchoolPolice DAV Public School, Jalandhar, Punjab
ReligionSikhism
Social MediaInstagram
Twitter
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
ParentsFather- Varinder Preet Singh Rai (Indian Field Hockey Player, Superintendent of Police)
Hardik Singh with his father
Mother- Kamaljit Kaur
Hardik Singh with his mother
SiblingsBrother- Manmeet Singh
Hardik Singh with his brother Manmeet Singh (right)
Other RelativesGrandfather- Pritam Singh (Indian Navy field hockey coach)
Maternal Uncle- Jugraj Singh (Indian field hockey player)
Hardik Singh with his uncle and mentor Jugraj Singh
Uncle-In-Law- Gurmail Singh (Indian field hockey player)
Gurmail Singh
Paternal Aunt- Rajbir Kaur (Indian field hockey player, Politician)
Rajbir Kaur
Favourites
TV ShowEnglish Show - Peaky Blinders (2013-2022)
Song• Brown Munde by AP Dhillon (2020)
• Bachke Bachke by Karan Aujla (2023)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Hardik Singh

  • Hardik Singh is the fifth-generation of hockey player in his family and serves as the vice-captain of the Indian team.
  • He started playing hockey as a child under the coaching of his grandfather.

    Hardik Singh playing hockey during his childhood

    Hardik Singh playing hockey during his childhood

  • He joined the Punjab State Institute of Sports in Mohali in 2012 before moving to Surjit Hockey Academy in Jalandhar, Punjab.
  • He was a ball boy during the Hockey India League in 2013.
  • In 2016, he was the vice-captain of the Indian team at the sub-junior Asia Cup.
  • His performance in the sub-junior Asia Cup was the reason that Jaypee Punjab Warriors bought him for $39,000, even though his base price was set at $2600 in the Hockey India League.

    Hardik Singh while playing for Punjab Warriors

    Hardik Singh while playing for Punjab Warriors

  • In 2017, he was disappointed for not being selected for the national team and wanted to move to the Netherlands to play club hockey. In an interview, he talked about how his uncle, Jugraj Singh, stopped him from moving there and said,

    At that time, way back in 2017, I thought of shifting base to the Netherlands to play club hockey there. I gave up hope of representing India. If he (Jugraj) had not guided me at that time, I wouldn’t be here now. When you are doing well, you need good guidance.”

  • He was a member of the Indian team in the FIH Series Finals in 2019.

    Hardik Singh playing in the FIH Series Finals

    Hardik Singh playing in the FIH Series Finals

  • He is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys working out.

    Hardik Singh during a workout session

    Hardik Singh during a workout session

  • He drinks alcohol occasionally.

    Hardik Singh (left) with a glass of alcohol

    Hardik Singh (left) with a glass of alcohol

  • In 2021, the Punjab Government renamed the Government Model School, Khusropur, after him as Olympian Hardik Singh Government Model School for his contribution in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.

    Olympian Hardik Singh Government Model School

    Olympian Hardik Singh Government Model School

  • He has a passion for shoes and has a large collection of sneakers.
  • In 2024, the Punjab government appointed him as the Punjab Civil Service officer for his performance in the 2020 Summer Olympics.

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