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Sanjay (Field Hockey) Height, Age, Family, Biography

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Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 23 Years
Hometown: Hisar, Haryana

 

Sanjay

Bio/Wiki
Full NameSanjay Rana
Other NameSanjay Kumar
ProfessionField Hockey Player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)6' (183 cm)
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Field Hockey
International DebutTeam India U-21- 2017
Team India- 2022
Jersey Number#70 (India)
Sanjay's jersey number 70
Domestic/State Team• Hockey Haryana
• Chandigarh Olympic Association
PositionDefender
MedalsGold
• 2023: Asian Games in Hangzhou
Sanjay (left) holding Asian Games gold medal
• 2023: Men's Asian Champions Trophy in Chennai
Silver
• 2018: Summer Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires
AwardsHockey India Jugraj Singh Award for Upcoming Player of the Year (Men - Under 21) (2021)
Poster of Hockey India congratulating Sanjay for winning Jugraj Singh Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 May 2001 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2024)23 Years
BirthplaceDabra, Hisar, Haryana, India
Zodiac signTaurus
NationalityIndian
HometownHisar, Haryana
College/UniversityChandigarh University, Punjab
Social MediaInstagram
Family
ParentsFather- Neki Ram (Farmer)
Favourites
Hockey PlayerTom Boon
ActressAlia Bhatt

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanjay

  • He started playing hockey in 2008 after being inspired by his elder cousins who played hockey.
  • When he was a kid, he would borrow hockey sticks to play because he could not afford to buy one.
  • In 2011, he was selected in the Chandigarh Hockey Academy.

    Sanjay standing in the back row, first from left

    Sanjay standing in the back row, first from left

  • On 17 May 2015, he scored a hat-trick in the final match of the 5th Sub Junior National Hockey Championship and helped his team, Chandigarh Olympic Association, win the tournament.
  • He was the captain of the Indian team in the School Asia Cup in 2017, helping India win the tournament.
  • He was the vice-captain of the Indian team in the Buenos Aires Summer Youth Olympics in 2018.
  • He was the highest goal scorer in the Junior Hockey World Cup, which was held in Bhubaneswar in 2021. He scored 8 goals, including two hat-tricks in the tournament.

    Sanjay (right) celebrating after scoring a goal against France in the World Cup

    Sanjay (right) celebrating after scoring a goal against France in the World Cup

  • In 2022, he was nominated for the FIH Rising Star of the Year Award.
  • He was a member of the FIH Hockey5s winning Indian team in 2022.