Sagar Rana (Wrestler) Height, Age, Death, Family, Biography, & More

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Age: 22
Height: 5' 8"
Death Date: 04/05/2021

Sagar Rana

Other NameSagar Dhankad [1]The Times of India
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Awards, Honours, Achievements Junior National Championship 2017- Gold Medal
Junior National Championship 2018- Gold Medal
Senior National Championship 2018- Gold Medal
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 November 1997 (Sunday)
BirthplaceJhajjar, Haryana
Date of Death4 May 2021 (Tuesday)
Place of DeathSatapal Akhada Chattersal Stadium, Delhi
Age (at the time of death) 23 Years
Death CauseMurder [2]The Indian Express
Zodiac signSagittarius
Nationality Indian
HometownJhajjar, Haryana
SchoolLocal Government School Jhajjar
CollegeUniversity of Delhi
Educational QualificationGraduate (Sagar Rana's Facebook)
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Unmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
ParentsFather- Ashok Dhankar (Head Constable in Police)
Mother- Savita Dhankar (Housemaker)
Sagar Rana's parents
SiblingBrother- His brother owns a dairy shop in Jhajjar, Haryana.
Favourite Things
Sports Basketball and Volleyball
Sagar Rana

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sagar Rana

  • Sagar Rana was an Indian former junior national wrestling champion. He won many awards and body-building competitions.
  • He was born and raised in Haryana, India.
  • Sagar was inspired by wrestler Sushil Kumar to take up wrestling as his professional career.
  • He started his wrestling training at the age of 6.
  • He was trained in pehlwani wrestling at the Akhada Chattrasal Stadium, Delhi.
  • On the night of 4 May 2021, Sagar Rana was murdered by a group of people in the parking lot of Satapal Akhada Chattersal Stadium, Delhi. India’s two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar‘s name appeared as one of the accused in connection with the murder of Sarag Rana.
  • An FIR was launched against Sushil Kumar and four other people on 5 May 2021 in the murder case of Sagar Rana. He had been absconding since the FIR was registered against him. Later, a lookout warrant was issued against Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Kumar by the Delhi Police. A bounty of Rs 1 Lakhs and Rs 50,000 on Sushil and Ajay, respectively, was also announced for any information regarding them.