Daniel Omondi Odhiambo was born on Monday, 18 December 2000 (age 23 years; as of 2023) in Kenya. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. As a kid, Daniel played football and aspired to pursue that, but in 2016, he met his Kabaddi coach who told Daniel about Kabaddi following which Daniel started training under him. According to him, he always dreamt of playing in the Pro Kabaddi League.
Height (approx.): 6′ 3″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 40 inches, Waist: 34 inches, Biceps: 14 inches
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about Daniel’s parents and siblings.
Daniel Odhiambo is unmarried.
Kenyan Kabaddi National team
Daniel is a part of the Kenya Kabaddi National team and has won many medals at numerous international Kabaddi tournaments for his country. In October 2023, he was selected as the 2023/24 captain of the Kenya Kabaddi National Team. He also represented Kenya at the Junior Kabaddi World Cup.
Daniel also plays for the National Curling Team of Kenya. He is a member of the Kenya Curling Federation.
Pro Kabaddi League
In 2021, Daniel Odhiambo debuted in the Pro Kabaddi League in its season 8 when he played for Patna Pirates. He played one match during the tournament. He maintained a raid strike rate of 29 per cent. He earned 2 points overall in the tournament. In 2022, Daniel Odhiambo was retained by Patna Pirates for the ninth season of the Pro Kabaddi League as an all-rounder for Rs. 10 Lakhs. He played a total of 2 matches during the tournament. He maintained a raid strike rate of 56 per cent. He earned 9 points overall in the tournament. Kabaddian
In 2023, Daniel Odhiambo was retained by Patna Pirates for the tenth season of the Pro Kabaddi League as an all-rounder for Rs. 13 Lakhs.
- In February 2023, he received the Man of the Match title at the Kenya Kabaddi League Season 1 held in Nairobi, Kenya.
- In June 2023, he won the Homabay County Kabaddi Tournament in Kenya.
- Daniel Odhiambo is a fitness enthusiast and often posts pictures of him working out on Instagram.
- In an interview, Daniel Odhiambo said that his Kabaddi role model was Indian Kabaddi Player Pardeep Narwal. He said,
Before I started playing kabaddi, I started watching for Pardeep. The first name I noticed was Pardeep Narwal. I always wanted to be like a player like him. Maybe some day, I will become like him.”
- Daniel Odhiambo works to promote Kabaddi in Kenya. When asked about it during an interview, he revealed that he travels around the country in different schools and colleges to promote the game in Kenya. He said,
Kabaddi has grown in Kenya since the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. Now, there’s kabaddi in almost every city in our country. We work hard to grow the sport in Kenya. We travel to different schools and colleges and introduce the sport across the country. It’s our responsibility to spread the sport across the nation. ” The Print