Baljinder Singh Biography: Baljinder Singh is one of the Indian race walkers who specializes in the 20-kilometre race walk event. Although he is not that famous athlete but Singh has earned two significant achievements in his sporting career.
In a tender age, the race walker from Punjab had the vision to become a professional athlete someday.
From the very beginning, he was an excellent talent with determination to win. His stamina gave him the limelight at the National Junior Athletics Championships that was held between 2005 and 2008.
Baljinder Singh was born on 18 September 1986 in a town named Dera Bassi in Mohali district near Chandigarh, Punjab, India.
He got noticed by the officials when he was in the DAV College in Chandigarh which helped Singh to secure a place in National Camp at Patiala.
In order to accomplish his dream, Baljinder Singh got his initial training under Ramakrishnan Gandhi at the Sports Authority of India in Bangalore. His training in SAI gave an ultimate improvement to his walking skills and helped him to flourish as a professional walker.
In 2012, the Punjab athlete secured his London Olympics berth.
Singh finished fifth in the race walk event at the Asian 20 km race walking championships, with a clock time of 1:22:12. The A standard for the Olympics was fixed at 1:22:30.
He got qualified for the 2012 London Olympics. Unfortunately, Singh failed to achieve a title with his performance.
Baljinder Singh finished in 43rd place with a clock time of 1:25:39 in the 20-kilometer walk discipline.
- Gold: 2015, Kerala: 20 km race walk
10th EDITION OF THE ASIAN 20 KM RACE WALKING CHAMPIONSHIPS
- 2015: Bronze: 20 km race walk
Name: Baljinder Singh
Nickname: Baljinder Singh
Sport: Track and field
Events: 20 km race walk
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Coach name: Ramakrishnan Gandhi
Personal best: 1:22:12
Height: 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lb)
Eye colour: Black
Hair colour: Black
Date of birth: 18 September 1986
Age: 33 years
Birth place: Dera Bassi in Punjab, India
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Apart from his performances, the race walker has never made headlines following any controversy.
NET WORTH OF BALJINDER SINGH
The primary income and net worth of Baljinder Singh come from his sporting career.
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