Sandeep Nangal Age, Death, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Nangal Ambian, Jalandhar
Age: 40 Years
Marital Status: Married

Sandeep Nangal

Full nameSandeep Nangal Ambian [1]The Indian Express
Other nameSandeep Singh Sandhu [2]Hindustan Times
Profession Athlete (Kabaddi Player)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthSource One: 9 September 1981
Source Two: 9 September 1983
BirthplaceNangal Ambian, Jalandhar, India
Date of Death14 March 2022
Place of DeathNakodar, Jalandhar, Punjab
Age (at the time of death)Source One: 38 Years
Source Two: 40 Years
Death CauseHe was shot dead during a kabaddi tournament at Mallian Khurd village, in Nakodar subdivision of Punjab's Jalandhar district, on 14 March 2022.
Zodiac signVirgo
Nationality Indian
HometownNangal Ambian, Jalandhar, India
School Mata Punjab Kaur Public School, Nangal Ambia, Punjab
CollegeGuru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Marriage DateNot Known
Wife/SpouseRupinder Sandhu
Sandeep Nangal with his wife and children
ChildrenHe had two sons.
Sandeep Nangal with his children
ParentsNames Not Known
Sandeep Nangal with his father and brother
SiblingsBrother- Gurjeet Sandhu
Sandeep Nangal

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sandeep Nangal

  • Sandeep Nangal was an Indian professional kabbadi player. Sandeep was a kabaddi specialist who specialised in the stopper position. Except for Punjab, he had ruled the sport for more than a decade and had played in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
  • Sandeep Ambia, a Kabaddi player, decided to pursue a career in the sport when he was relatively young. He used to train for more than 5 to 6 hours every day to improve his muscles and flexibility. m In 2006, he joined the Vaccuar Kabaddi Club and began playing Kabaddi. He also received an Alto 800 automobile for his outstanding performance in matches during the tournament.
  • Sandeep was the head of the Major Kabaddi League Federation and one of the top five Kabaddi players in the world. In various Kabaddi World Cup competitions, he captained the United Kingdom team.
  • Sandeep Nangal began his Kabaddi career in 2006 with the Vaccuar Kabaddi Club. He was so well-known that the club eventually awarded him a Verna, and he also won an Alto 800 at the Anandpur Sahib Kabaddi Cup.
  • He was selected to represent India at the Junior Asiads in 2011.
  • Sandeep Nangal, who reigned Kabaddi for over a decade, was killed on the spot on March 14, 2022, between 6:15 and 6:30 p.m. Several miscreants opened fire with 20 rounds at Kabaddi player Sandeep Nangal in Nivin Mallian, Jalandhar, killing him instantly. According to reports, when Sandeep exited the competition location, unidentified assailants opened fire on him, killing him instantly and wounded a youngster, though he is currently out of danger.

  • Station House officer (SHO) Inspector Parminder Singh of Nakodar Sadar police station in a press releases assured justice in the case and said,

    Sandeep had come here for his team at the kabaddi match and around 6 pm in the evening, four unidentified youths who came in a Swift car opened fire at him, killing Sandeep on the spot and one of his friend also sustained bullet injuries, whose condition is now stable.”

    He added,

    We have done a preliminary investigation but the cause of the attack is yet unknown, though the killers will soon be arrested.”

  • Assailants can be seen standing amidst woods shooting someone in a video that has gone viral of the incident. Near an open arena where a match is taking place, at least seven to eight rounds are fired. The competition was halted in the middle of its run when the assailants started fire. Following that, the suspects took off.
  • As soon as the incident was reported, Inderjit Kaur, a freshly elected Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Nakodar, arrived on the scene and condemned the incident, saying,

    The law and order situation in Punjab was already disturbed but to defame the new government, such incidents are happening. The SSP has been ordered to arrest the killers soon.”

  • In a social media message, Captain Amarinder Singh, the former Chief Minister of Punjab, expressed his shock at Sandeep’s death. He wrote on Twitter,

    Shocking incident of murder of international kabaddi player Sandeep Nangal Ambiaan in broad daylight. The guilty must be booked at the earliest and given an exemplary punishment. My deepest condolences to his supporters and the bereaved family.”

Captain Amarinder Singh's Twitter post

Captain Amarinder Singh’s Twitter post

  • Former captain of the Indian team in ‘circle-style’ kabaddi was the president of the Major League Kabaddi Federation and the Shahkot Lions Kabaddi Cup.
  • Sandeep was using sports to assist adolescents in overcoming their drug addictions.
  • He’s also flaunted his automobile collection on his social media platforms. In Punjab, he also has a huge number of tractors and other agricultural machinery.
  • Nangal Sandeep was selected as the Best Defender of the Tournament in Season 3 of Pro Kabbaddi.