Harmanpreet Singh Hockey Player Biography: Achievements, Personal Life, Family, Unknown Facts & Social Media

Harmanpreet Singh Hockey Player Biography

Harmanpreet Singh is an Indian Hockey Player who plays as defender in the national side and will be representing the country in the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2022.

Name Harmanpreet Singh
Nickname Harman
Profession Hockey Player
Father’s Name Sarabjit Singh
Mother’s Name Rajvinder Kaur
Nationality Indian
Religion Punjabi 
Highest Ranking 4th 
Height 5 ft 7 inches 
Weight 70
Date of Birth 6th January 1996
Birthplace Amritsar India
Age as of now(13th July 2022) 26 years old
Marital Status Married 

Harmanpreet Singh Early Life:

Harmanpreet Singh was born on the outskirts of Amritsar as a young child he helped his father in farming and he has confessed in different interviews in the past due to his ability to work with father in farming has contributed immensely in the game of Hockey on numerous occasion.

He enrolled in Surjit Singh Hockey Academy at the age of 15 years old to learn the nuances of the game to become Forward.

He received huge support from his father who never stopped later to pursue his dreams and eventually Harmanpreet followed his passion and became an Hockey Player.

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Harmanpreet Singh Professional Life:

Harmanpreet Singh’s performance came notice for the first time in Junior Hockey Tournament where he gave his best shot as defender and drag-flicker.  He subsequently moved to Junior Indian team with his consistent performance and fitness level.

He played for India for the first time in the year 2014 in Sultan Johar Cup in Malayasia where he presented stupendous performances against teams like Australia, England, and Malaysia which India won and the former and Harmanpreet was adjudged the player of the tournament.

After delivering consecutive performance he was picked by Dabang Mumbai squad for $51000 in Hockey India League and he also scored 5 goals in the first edition with Mumbai Dabangs which prompted Dabang to retain him ahead of next edition.

His outstanding show at numerous circuit during 2015 earned a spot for him in the national side for Tokyo Olympics 2016 but his performance was not upto the mark in the marquee event and overall performance of India was below par in that event. 

Harmanpreet Singh
Harmanpreet Singh Hockey Player

Harmanpreet Singh Commonwealth Games 2022

Harmanpreet Singh has been selected to represent India in the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2022 as vice captain of the side and he will be expected to deliver in the marquee event as he is an experience campaigner and knows the art of getting into the skin of opposition with his brilliant defensive plays.

Let’s have a look at the India’ squad for Commonwealth Games 2022 in detail: 

GoalkeepersPR SreejeshKrishan Bahadur Pathak

Defenders: Varun Kumar, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh (vice captain), Amit Rohidas, Jugraj Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh

MidfieldersManpreet Singh (captain), Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Shamsher Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Nilakanta Sharma

Forwards: Mandeep Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Abhishek. 

Harmanpreet Singh Family: 

Harmanpreet Singh comes from the family of farmer and his parents always supported him in his dreams and hails from Amritsar who is known for producing top notch Hockey players for the country. 

Harmanpreet Singh Records & Achievements

Serial Number  Events and Year Records and Achievements 
1 Junior Asia Cup 2015 Gold Medal 
2 World League, Bhubaneshwar (2016-17) Gold Medal 
3 Asia Cup, Dhaka 2017 Gold Medal 
4 Champions Trophy Breda  Silver Medal 
5 Tokyo Olympics 2020 Bronze Medal 

Harmanpreet Singh Unsung Facts

Harmanpreet made India proud in Junior Men’s Hockey Asia Cup in 2015 where he put up his stellar performance and scored 15 goals throughout the tournament which indeed proved that he was rising star. 

When he enrolled for the first time in Surjit Singh Hockey Academy he wanted to become forward initially but later moved to playing as defender. 

Harmanpreet Singh Social Media Profile

Harmanpreet Singh Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/13Harmanpreet

Harmanpreet Singh Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/harmanpreet_13/?hl=en

Harmanpreet Singh Twitter: https://twitter.com/13harmanpreet?lang=en

Harmanpreet Singh Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmanpreet_Singh

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