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Sandeep Singh Age, Wife, Family, Biography, Story & More

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Bio/Wiki
Full NameSandeep Singh Bhinder
NicknameFlicker Singh
ProfessionField Hockey Player
Famous ForOne of the most dreaded drag-flickers in the world
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Field Hockey
International DebutIn January 2004, in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Kuala Lumpur
Playing PositionFullback
Domestic/State Team(s)Mumbai Magicians (2013)
Punjab Warriors (2014-2015)
Ranchi Rays (2016-present)
Havant Hockey Club (United Kingdom)
Coach/MentorBikramjeet Singh (Sandeep's elder brother)
SpecialistPenalty Corner
Records (main ones)• Scored the most goals in the 2009 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
• Scored the most goals (16) in the qualifying tournament for the 2012 London Olympics
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Player of the Tournament in the 2009 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
• Arjuna Award by the Government of India in 2010
Sandeep Singh With Arjuna Award
• In 2011, International Hockey Federation nominated him as the top five hockey players in the world
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 February 1986
Age (as in 2018)32 Years
BirthplaceShahabad, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownShahabad, Haryana, India
Educational QualificationNot Known
ReligionSikhism
CasteJat
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesDoing Workouts, Watching Films, Acting, Listening to Music
TattooOlympic Rings On His Right Hand
Sandeep Singh Tattoo
Girls, Affairs & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsHarjinder Kaur (Hockey Player)
Family
Wife/SpouseHarjinder Kaur (Hockey Player)
Sandeep Singh With His Wife
ChildrenNot Known
ParentsFather- Gurcharan Singh Bhinder
Mother- Daljit Kaur Bhinder
Sandeep Singh Parents
SiblingsBrother- Bikramjeet Singh (Elder; Hockey Player)
Sandeep Singh Elder Brother
Sister- None
Favourite Things
Favourite Hockey Player(s)Dhanraj Pillay, Sohail Abbas
Favourite Food(s)Pasta, Sprouted Grains, Salads
Favourite ActorShah Rukh Khan
Style Quotient
Bikes CollectionHarley Davidson, Royal Enfield
Sandeep Singh On Harley Davidson
Cars CollectionNissan, Mahindra Thar, Fortuner, Lexus
Sandeep Singh With His Fortuner Car
Assets/PropertiesA Petrol Pump on NH-1 (on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway)
Sandeep Singh At His Petrol Pump
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹55 Lakh (as a player of Ranchi Rays; as in 2016)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Sandeep Singh

  • Does Sandeep Singh smoke?: No
  • Does Sandeep Singh drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Sandeep Singh was born in a family of hockey players; as his elder brother and his sister-in-law has also been hockey players. Sandeep Singh Childhood Photo
  • Since his childhood, he started playing hockey. Young Sandeep Singh Playing Hockey
  • During an interview, Sandeep revealed that he used to be a lazy student; as he was not very active during his school days, and preferred eating and sleeping only.
  • Initially, he was reluctant to play hockey; however, he was charmed by his elder brother’s hockey-kit and dress and desired his parents the same things, which they gave to his elder brother. His parents agreed on the condition that he should also play hockey like his elder brother. Sandeep Singh Attending Hockey Training In His Childhood
  • Initially, Sandeep and his elder brother used to cycle to reach their training academy. Sandeep Singh With His Elder Brother
  • Sandeep is a big fan of Dhanraj Pillay, and since his childhood, he has been idolizing him.
  • In 2003, he was inducted into the Indian National Hockey Team and became not only India’s but world’s youngest player (at the age of 17+) to represent India at the 2004 Athens Olympics. Sandeep Singh In The Indian National Hockey Team
  • In the 2005 Junior Hockey World Cup, Sandeep Singh was the leading goal scorer.
  • On 22 August 2006, just a few weeks before the Hockey World Cup to be held in Germany, Sandeep Singh was injured when the service pistol of an Assistant Sub-Inspector, Mohar Singh, accidentally went off and hit his right hip while onboard the Kalka-New Delhi Shatabdi Express. He was immediately rushed to the PGIMER Chandigarh, where he received his treatment. Sandeep Singh Rushed To PGIMER Chandigarh After Getting Injured in an Accidental Bullet Shot
  • The bullet had damaged his lower rib, liver, and kidney. The lower portion of his body got paralyzed and doctors doubted over his chances to ever play hockey again. According to Sandeep, those were the darkest days of his life.
  • Sandeep was so determined to play hockey again that even during his treatment at PGIMER Chandigarh, he, along with his elder brother, tried to play hockey; without doctors’ consent.
  • After few months of his treatment at PGIMER Chandigarh, he could sit on the wheelchair, and then, doctors told him that now, he could attend a rehab centre. Sandeep Singh On Wheelchair
  • With the help of Hockey India Federation, he was sent abroad for rehabilitation, and when he returned to India, he wasn’t on wheelchair rather on his foot.
  • Sandeep Singh made his come back in the 2008 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, where he emerged top scorer with 8 goals. Sandeep Singh On Field
  • In January 2009, he was appointed the captain of the Indian National Team.
  • Under his captaincy, Sandeep Singh led India to emerge champion in the 2009 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, after 13 years. Sandeep Singh With Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in 2009
  • In 2012, in a match against France during the 2012 London Olympics Qualifier, Sandeep Singh broke the record of most goals (121) by Dhanraj Pillay.
  • At the peak of his career, Sandeep Singh was said to have the best speed in the world in drag flick (speed 145 km/h).
  • Sandeep Singh aims to break Pakistani Defender Sohail Abbas’s record of 348 goals.
  • For his achievements in the Field Hockey, Haryana Government honoured him with a DSP Rank in the Haryana Police. Sandeep Singh In Haryana Police
  • Sandeep Singh also did a cameo in the 2012 Punjabi film Ajj De Ranjhe.
  • In 2018, an Indian filmmaker Shaad Ali made a biographical film of Singh’s life titled Soorma; earlier, it was titled, Flicker Singh. Diljit Dosanjh played the lead role in the film, while Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi were in supporting roles.

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