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Harjeet Singh (Hockey Player) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Family, Facts & More

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Harjeet Singh

Bio/Wiki
Full NameHarjeet Singh Tuli
NicknameHarjeeta
ProfessionIndian Field Hockey Player
Famous ForLeading the Indian squad at the 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup that won a Gold Medal
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Field Hockey
PositionMidfielder
Domestic/State Team(s)Uttar Pradesh Wizards
Delhi Waveriders
Punjab Junior Hockey Team
Coaching/Training AcademyGopal Hockey Academy, Kurali, Punjab
Surjit Hockey Academy, Jalandhar
CoachAmrutpal Singh
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 January 1996
Age (as in 2018)22 Years
BirthplaceKurali, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownKurali, Punjab, India
SchoolChakwal Senior Secondary School, Kurali, Punjab
College/UniversityNone
Educational QualificationNot Known
ReligionSikhism
CasteKhatri
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesListening to Music, Watching Films
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Family
ParentsFather- Rampal Singh (a truck driver)
Harjeet Singh Father
Mother- Balwinder Kaur
Harjeet Singh Mother
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister- Harpreet Kaur
Harjeet Singh Sister Harpreet Kaur
Favourite Things
Favourite Hockey Player(s)Sardara Singh, Dhyan Chand
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Harjeet Singh

  • Does Harjeet Singh smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Harjeet Singh drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born to a truck driver in Punjab.
  • In 2004, he took up Hockey as a career at the age of eleven.
  • For a few months, he took his initial training at the Gopal Hockey Academy in Kurali, Punjab. Harjeet Singh at Gopal Hockey Academy Kurali
  • At one point, he was about to quit the sport because of his family’s financial constraint.
  • However, his stellar performances in the local league led him to sail through all the odds.
  • Then, in 2008, Harjeet joined the Surjit Hockey Academy in Jalandhar, which is famous for producing quality Hockey players in the country; the testimony of the fact is that 10 out of the 18-member Indian Hockey Junior World Cup Squad (2016) were from this academy. Surjit Singh Hockey Academy Jalandhar
  • Harjeet gives the credit behind his success to Patwari Sohan Singh Lal and his coach Amrutpal Singh.
  • In 2015, the Delhi Waveriders picked him to play in the Hockey India League (HIL). Harjeet Singh Delhi Waveriders
  • With his stellar performance throughout the tournament, he bagged the ‘Jugraj Singh Upcoming Player of the Year’ award. Harjeet Singh Receiving Jugal Singh Upcoming Player of the Year Award
  • Harjeet got the opportunity to garner some experience at the FIH Champions Trophy 2015 in London by filling the shoes of Sardar Singh who was facing a personal controversy and was rested for the tournament.
  • In 2016, Harjeet also got the chance to be featured in the Sultan Azlan Shah Tournament.
  • Soon, Harjeet Singh was named the captain of the Indian Men’s Junior Hockey squad. Indian Junior Hockey Team for World Cup 2016
  • Under his captaincy, at the 2016 Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup, the Indian Men’s Junior Hockey squad went unbeaten throughout the tournament, eventually winning a Gold medal. Harjeet Singh After Winning the Gold At the 2016 Junior Hockey World Cup
  • In 2018, a biopic titled “Harjeeta” was announced on the inspirational story of Harjeet Singh. Popular Punjabi singer and actor Ammy Virk played the lead role in the biopic. Harjeet Singh Biopic Harjeeta
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