Hardeep
Country India
Date of Birth 1990-12-20
Age 29 years
Birth Place Jind, India
Major Teams India
Playing Details Greco-Roman wrestler 98kg
Hardeep, Men's Greco-Roman 98 kg, Wrestling
  • Ildem Cenk (TUR)
    16th Aug, 7:10pm
    Score:2-1
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Achievements

  • Gold in GR 96kg Commomwealth Wrestling Championship 2013
  • Silver in GR 98 kg Asian Wrestling Championship 2016

 

Biography

A Commonwealth champion in 2013 and a Asian Championship runner up this April, Hardeep is the first Greco-Roman wrestler since 2004 to qualify for the Olympics through a qualification tournament.

 

The previous participation in this category was of Mausam Khatri in 2004 Athen Games. Hardeep still is the first Indian to take part in the heavyweight category. Started wrestling from schooldays, he went to sports school and that enabled him to stregthen the basics in the sport.

 

Shifting to the SAI regional centre, Hardeep made good impression to move over to Delhi's Chatrasal stadium. From freestyle he shifted to Greco-Roman after the 2009 junior national champonship.