Balbir Singh Sr. Height, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Balbir Singh Sr. was born on (10 October 1924). He is an Indian Hockey Player, Balbir was Retired as an Indian Army Officer as Colonel in 1970. He was the first Sports Person to be Awarded as Padma Shri Award in 1957.

Quick Facts

Real Name Balbie Singh Kullar
Date of Birth 10 October 1924
ProfessionFormer Indian Hockey Player
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair Colour White
International
Debut
In the 1948 London Summer Olympics against
Argentina
Jersey Number#13 (India)
Team(s)Punjab University (National)Balbir Singh Sr. Height, Age, Biography, Wife & More
Nature on field Aggressive
PositionCentre-forward
Zodiac sign/Sun
sign
Libra
NationalityIndo-Canadian
HometownJalandhar, Punjab
SchoolDev Samaj High School, Moga, Punjab, India
CollageDM College, Moga, Punjab, India
Sikh National College, Lahore, Pakistan
Khalsa College, Amritsar
Educational
Qualifications
Not Known

Balbir Singh Family

Balbir has two Children’s :-

Balbir Singh Sr. Family
  • Son:- Sushbir
  • Daughter:- Kanwalbir, Karanbir, Gurbir
  • Wife:- Sushil (m. 1946)
  • Father:- Dalip Singh Dosanjh (Freedom Fighter)
  • Mother:- Name Not Known
  • Brother:- Not Known
  • Sister:- Not Known

More Facts About Balbir Singh Sr.

  • In 1942, he was transferred to Khalsa College and began intensive training under Harbail’s guidance.
  • Singh was the manager and chief coach of the Indian team for the 1975 Men’s Hockey World Cup, which India won, and the 1971 Men’s Hockey World Cup,
  • Balbir Singh Sr. won the gold meda in the 1948, 1952 and 1956 Olympic Games.
  • As coach of Indian team, he bagged the bronze and gold medals at the 1971 and 1975 World Cups, respectively.

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