Ashu Singh is an Indian Kabaddi player who is known for his performance in the Pro Kabaddi League seasons 7,8,9, and 10. He plays at the right corner position as a defender.
Ashu Singh was born as ‘Ashu Singh Nagar’ Ashu Singh – Facebook on Wednesday, 7 October 1998 (age 25 years; as of 2023) in Gautam Buddha Nagar, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Libra. He completed his schooling at the Oxford Green Public School (OGPS), Sirsa, Greater Noida. Ashu Singh completed his graduation at the Galgotias University, Dankaur, Uttar Pradesh.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Weight (approx.): 80 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 38″, Waist: 30″, Biceps: 14″
Parents & Siblings
Ashu Singh’s father is a farmer, and his mother is a homemaker. Ashu has three sisters and a younger brother named Prince Nagar.
Ashu Singh is unmarried.
Ashu Singh follows Hinduism.
In 2019, Ashu Singh participated in the All India Inter University Championship in which he represented the Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University (Jaunpur). He earned a total of 15 tackle points and a 40.53% average out rate. In the following year, Ashu Singh represented his home state kabaddi team in the 67th Senior National Kabaddi Championships in Jaipur in which the Uttar Pradesh team won the bronze medal in the finals. In 2022, Ashu Singh represented the Uttar Pradesh state kabaddi team in the 36th National Games which were held in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Ashu’s team defeated the Maharashtra team and won the gold medal in the tournament finals.
In 2023, he also represented Uttar Pradesh in the 69th Senior National Kabaddi Championship which was held at Mahendragarh, Haryana, Haryana. Ashu Singh was also employed by the Indian Railways and he also became part of the Indian Railways Kabaddi Team which he represented and won the All India Kabaddi Tournament Vokkaligara Cup which was held in Karnataka.
In 2023, Ashu Singh represented the Uttar Pradesh state in the 37th National Games of India which were held in Goa. The team won the gold medal in the tournament finals against Goa’s kabaddi team with an overall score of 61-30.
Pro Kabaddi League
In 2019, Ashu was picked up by the Lucknow-based kabaddi team ‘UP Yoddhas’ and made his Pro Kabaddi League debut in season 7 of the Pro Kabaddi League. He scored a total of 89 tackle points along with an overall average time on-mat percentage of 72.3%. In 2021, he was retained by the team ‘UP Yoddhas’ for season 8 of the Pro Kabaddi League in which Ashu scored 99 tackle points with 86.19% of average time on mat.
In 2022, he played in season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League as a defender of ‘UP Yoddhas,’ in which he played a total of 23 matches with a 47% tackle strike rate.
In the same year, Ashu Singh played in season 10 of the Pro Kabaddi League from the team ‘UP Yoddhas.’ He played a total of 11 matches with a tackle strike rate of 27% and a total of 12 points earned.
Ashu Singh has got a double triangle tattoo inked on the right side of his neck.
- 2019: Dream11 Gamechanger of the Match in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7
- 2022: Dream11 Gamechanger of the Match in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 9
Ashu Singh owns a Maruti Suzuki Swift.
- Ashu Singh started his professional kabaddi training at JD Kabaddi Academy in Greater Noida under the guidance of his coach Jitender Nagar.
- Ashu loves animals and often posts pictures with his pet dog on social media.
- Ashu Singh is very close friends with the Indian Kabaddi player Pardeep Narwal.
- Ashu started playing kabaddi when he was in the 10th standard. One of his seniors in school used to play kabaddi seeing which Ashu got interested in the sport as well and decided to pursue it professionally.
- His jersey number ’44’ was selected by him for the reason that his practice kit had 44 written on it and he considered that kit to be his lucky kit.
- Ashu also enjoys playing basketball and spends time on the basketball court when he is free from his kabaddi practice.
- He loves going on vacations with his friends and often shares his travel experiences on social media.