10 Facts About Satpal Singh


Satpal Singh was born on 1 February 1955, and known as Guru Satpal, is a wrestling coach and former wrestler of India.

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Satpal Singh was a Gold Medalist in 1982 Asian Games and a Bronze medalist in 1974 Asian Games.

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Satpal Singh was awarded Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award of India, in 2015.

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Satpal Singh was born on 1 February 1955 in Bawana village in Delhi.

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Satpal Singh was coached by the famous wrestling coach Guru Hanuman at Hanuman Akhara, Delhi.

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Satpal Singh won several titles like Bharat Kumar, Rustom-e-Hind, Bharat Kesari, Rustom-e-Bharat, Maha Bharat Kesari, Mahan Bharat Kesari, Rustom-e-Zaman, Hind Kesari, Bharat Shri and Bharat Balram .

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Satpal Singh is the Chief Patron of School Games Federation of India.

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Satpal Singh trained two time Olympic medal winner, Sushil Kumar for the Beijing Olympics 2008 and London Olympics 2012.

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Satpal Singh was awarded Dronacharya Award in 2009 by the Indian Government.

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Satpal Singh was earlier conferred the Arjuna Award in 1974 and the Padma Shri in 1983.

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