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The recipient of the Arjuna Award, Manpreet Singh is an Indian field hockey player who plays as a halfback. He is the captain of the Indian men’s national field hockey team since May 2017. He was named Asia’s Junior Player of the Year in 2014.
He represented India at two Olympics events in the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2016 Summer Olympics. His biggest goal is to “inspire youngsters to play a sport, any sport” and his big dream is to “win big for India”.
Currently, he hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 26 June 1992, Manpreet will turn 29 years old in the year 2021. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 171 in centimeters and 5’7” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 38 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 65 in kilograms and 143 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more glorious.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Manpreet Singh is INR 15 crore approx.
Education / Family
Manpreet was born and raised up in Mithapur village, Jalandhar city of Punjab, and belongs to a Sikh family. He is born to his mother Manjeet Singh while his father’s name is not available at the internet sources.
His father died when he was played in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and he went back to India to perform death rituals for his father. He also has two brothers Amandeep and Sukhra who are Hockey players as well. However, there is no information about his education and educational qualifications.
Manpreet Singh sandhu
|Birth Place||Mithapur village, Jalandhar city of Punjab|
|Date Of Birth||26 June 1992|
|Age||29 years old (As of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 171 cm
In feet inches – 5’7”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 65 kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
|Home Town||Mithapur village, Jalandhar city of Punjab|
|Fathers Name||Not Known|
|Mothers Name||Manjeet Singh
|Brothers||Amandeep and Sukhra
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, he was attracted by the prizes his elder brothers won while playing hockey and also inspired by the former Indian hockey captain Padma Shri Pargat Singh. He enrolled in India’s one of the most sought-after Surjit Hockey Academy in 2005. He made his international debut as part of the Indian junior team in 2011.
Next, he became captain of the Indian junior men’s hockey team in 2013. After that, he represented India in the 2012 Summer Olympics. Next, he was part of India’s men’s hockey team that won the Gold medal in the 2014 Asian Games at Incheon in South Korea.
Next, he was part of India’s men’s hockey team that won the Silver medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow in Scotland. After that, India won a silver medal in the 2016 Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy, where India had made to finals after 38 years.
He was named to the Indian squad in the 2016 Summer Olympics. He was promoted to captain India’s hockey team in 2017.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he tied the marriage knot with Pakistani-born Malaysian girl Illi Najwa Siddiqui.
|Wife||Illi Najwa Siddiqui
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Salman Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Diljit Dosanjh|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Movies||M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Chak De! India and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag|
|Favorite Color(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Manpreet Singh
- He plays hockey as a halfback.
- He represented India in two Olympics.
- He was highly inspired by former Indian hockey captain Pargat Singh.
- His two brothers are hockey players as well.
- Whenever he travels for matches, he carried his play station with him.
- He would love to try acting in movies if offered a role.
- He wears jersey no.7.