Sagar Rana (Wrestler) Wiki, Height, Age, Death, Family, Biography, & More

Sagar Rana

Sagar Rana, also known as Sagar Dhankad, was an Indian junior national wrestling champion. [1]The Times of India The 22-year-old wrestler was murdered by a group of people on 4 May 2021.

Wiki/Biography

Sagar Rana was born on Wednesday, 14 October 1998 (age 22 years; at the time of death) in the Jhajjar district of Haryana, India. His zodiac sign was Libra. He went to a local government school in Jhajjar to receive his primary education. He was very fond of wrestling since childhood and started practicing the sport professionally at the age of 6.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Sagar Rana

Family

Sagar Rana was born in a Jaat family of Haryana, India

Parents & Siblings

Sagar’s father is a Police constable, and his mother is a homemaker. His brother owns a dairy shop in his village in Jhajjar.

Career

Sagar Rana started practicing wrestling techniques at the age of 6. He used to play wrestling at the state level during his schooling. Later, he learned pehlwani wrestling at the Akhada Chattrasal Stadium, Delhi. He won the gold medals at the Junior National Championship 2017, Junior National Championship 2018, and Senior National Championship 2018. He was also preparing for the upcoming national championships and Olympics.

Death

Sagar Rana was murdered outside the parking lot of Chhatrasal stadium in New Delhi on 4 May 2021. India’s two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar’s involvement was also reported in the murder case of Sagar Rana. Sushil Kumar was on the run since his alleged involvement in the Sagar Rana murder case was surfaced. Later, Delhi Police issued a lookout warrant on Sushil Kumar and his Sushil’s associate Ajay Kumar. Delhi police also announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information that would lead to Sushil Kumar’s arrest and a Rs 50,000 cash reward was announced for information about Ajay Kumar.

ANI's tweet on Sagar Rana case

ANI’s tweet on Sagar Rana case

Facts/Trivia

  • Sagar Rana started learning wrestling techniques at the age of 6.
  • He loved to drink lassi.
  • Wrestler Sushil Kumar was his inspiration to choose wrestling as his professional career.
  • He won many wrestling championships and body-building competitions.
  • Sagar got his traning for pehlwani wrestling at the akhada Chattrasal Stadium, Delhi.

 

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