Sandeep Singh is a former Indian field Hockey player and Deputy Superintendent of Police in Haryana police. He is well known as Flicker Singh as he is one of the most dreadful drag-flickers in the world.
After leaving Hockey, he joined a political party, Bhartiya Janta Party(BJP) in 2019 and by-election he became an MLA of Pehowa city in Kurukshetra. Check out more about Sandeep Singh from the article.
Sandeep Singh Age
Sandeep Singh was born on February 27, 1986, in Shahabad, Haryana, India. Currently, his age is about 34 years (as of 2020) and he belongs to the Indian – Hindu family and follows Sikh religion. Sandeep’s Caste is Jat.
Sandeep Singh Wiki
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|Sandeep Singh Bio-data|
|Real Name||Sandeep Singh Bhinder|
|Other Name||Flicker Singh|
|Birthdate||27 February 1986|
|Age||34 years old (as of 2020)|
|Profession||Field Hockey Player, Police Officer, Politician|
|Hobbies||Doing Workouts, Watching Films, Acting, Listening to Music|
|Debut Appearance||In Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Kuala Lumpur (January,2004)|
|Famous For||One of the most dreaded drag-flickers in the world|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Teams||Mumbai Magicians (2013)|
Punjab Warriors (2014-2015)
Ranchi Rays (2016-present)
Havant Hockey Club (United Kingdom)
|Coach/Mentor||Bikramjeet Singh (Sandeep's elder brother)|
|Debut:||Harayana Assembly Election (2019)|
|Political Party:||Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP)|
|Height||In feet: 6'0" |
In centimeter: 183 cm
In meter: 1.83 m
|Weight||In kilogram: 76 Kg|
In grams: 168 LBS
|Figure Type||Rhomboid Muscular|
|Family Background, Education|
|Father Name||Gurcharan Singh Bhinder|
|Mother Name||Daljit Kaur Bhinder|
|Brother:||Bikramjeet Singh (Elder; Hockey Player)|
|Born Place||Shahabad, Haryana, India|
|Current City||New Delhi, India|
|School||Shivalik Public School, Mohali|
|College||Kurukshetra University & Khalsa College, Patiala|
|Education Qualification||Post Graduate|
|Girlfriend, Wife, Marriage|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Wife Name||Harjinder Kaur (Hockey Player)|
|Girlfriend||Harjinder Kaur (Hockey Player)|
|Favourite Things & Assets|
|Favourite Food||Pasta, Sprouted Grains, Salads|
|Bike Collection||Harley Davidson, Royal Enfield|
|Car Collection||Nissan, Mahindra Thar, Fortuner, Lexus|
|Assets/Properties||A Petrol Pump on NH-1 (on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway)|
|Social Media Accounts|
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Sandeep Singh Bhinder who is popular as Flicker Singh was born in an Indian family in Shahbad, Haryana. He did his schooling from Shivalik Public School, Mohali. After that, he completed his Graduation from Kurukshetra University & Khalsa College, Patiala.
Sandeep started to play hockey since he was a child and he and his brother used the cycle to reach their training center. In 2004, he made his international debut at an early age and after that, he played many innings and broke many records by his play.
In his entire career, Sandeep faced many ups and downs but he never runs away from those problems. Hence, “Soorma“, a biographical movie of Sandeep Singh was made about his life in which Diljit Dosanjh acted as Sandeep Singh.
Apart from being a good sportsperson, he is an active personality in Indian politics. He is a member of the political party Bharatiya Janta Party.
Sandeep Singh belongs to an Indian-Sikh family (caste – jat) and follows the Sikh religion. His father’s name is Gurcharan Singh Bhinder and his mother’s name is Daljit Kaur Bhinder. Sandeep has an elder brother named Bikramjeet Singh who is also a hockey player. Apart from that, there is not any information available about his family.
Girlfriend, Marriage, Wife, Affair or Relationship
Sandeep Singh falls in love with a junior hockey player, Harjinder Kaur in the teenage years. Both of them families were located in the same village, a few decades ago and that’s why their relationship was easily accepted by both families.
Height in Feet & Body Stats
Sandeep Singh is a good looking man with approximately 6’0″ feet or 183 cm height and weight is around 76 kg. Sandeep is health-conscious and has an athletic fit body. In addition, he has dark brown eyes and black hair. In addition, he wears a turban on ahead as he follows Sikhism. He has a tattoo of Olympic Rings on his right forearm.
International Hockey Career
Sandeep made his international debut through the “Sultan Azlan Shah Cup” in Kuala Lumpur, in January 2004. He took over the captaincy of Indian National teem in 2009 and in the following year, Rajpal Singh took his post.
From that time, Sandeep is popular as the best drag-flicker. He has high speed in the world in dreg-flick which was about 145 Km/h. In 2009, India won the “Sultan Azlan Shah Cup“, after 13 years, under the captaincy of him.
In this tournament, Singh was the top goal scorer, also. India Men’s National Field Hockey Team was qualified in the final of Summer Olympic -2012 in London after 8 years long gap and became a winner by beating France with 9 – 1.
In this final, drag-flicker Singh scored five goals, including a hat-trick. Sandeep was the highest scorer of the Olympic qualifiers tournament with 16 goals. By his amazing hockey career, he became the inspiration for Indian youth.
Sandeep Singh became the fifth highest-paid marquee player at the “Inaugural Hockey India League” after the Mumbai franchise bought him for the US $64,400. In 12 games, Singh scored 11 goals and became the top scorer in the first edition of the league.
He signed by Punjab warriors, in 2014 and after playing for 2 years for Punjab, he was signed by Ranchi Rays for the US $81,000 in 2016.
Sandeep Singh was seriously injured in accidental gunshot in the Kalka Shatabdi Express train on August 2, 2006. He was almost paralyzed and lived in a wheelchair for around one year. Later, he recovered himself and again entered in the Indian team and also played world cup for India, in 2010.
A hockey player Sandeep Singh made his political debut in 2019. He became a part of the 2019 Haryana Assembly Election as a candidate for the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP). He won the seat from the Pehowa seat in the Haryana.
Awards and Achievements
Sandeep Singh scored highest goals and won man of the tournament award in “Sultan Azlan Shah Cup”, in 2009.
In 2010, Sandeep received the “Arjuna Award” for great achievements in field hockey. Sandeep was the leading goal scorer by scoring 16 goals in the qualifying tournament for the Summer Olympics – 2012.
Fact Sandeep Singh
Does Sandeep smoke? No
Does Sandeep drink alcohol? Not Known
Sandeep’s elder brother and sister-in-law have also been hockey players.
Sandeep started playing hockey from childhood and he and his brother used the cycle to reach their training academy.
In 2003, Sandeep entered into Indian national team and became the world’s youngest player (at the age of 17+) who represent India in the Athens Olympics, 2004.
In 2009, India won the “Sultan Azlan Shah Cup“, after 13 years, under the captaincy of Sandeep Singh.
Sandeep Singh broke the record of most goals (121) by Dhanraj Pillay, in a match against France during London Olympics Qualifier, in 2012.
Haryana Government honored him with a DSP Rank in the Haryana Police for his extraordinary achievements in the Field Hockey
Sandeep is very famous on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Moreover, he regularly updates his social handles. Instagram “sandeep_rebirth“.