Harjinder Kaur is popular as the wife of Sandeep Singh. Harjinder Kaur is a former hockey player and also a politician.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Harjinder Kaur was born in Shahaad, Haryana, Indian, and therefore is Indian by nationality. However, her exact date of birth and other childhood details such as parents and siblings are not available.
Talking about her educational details, she did her schooling at Haryana. She has always wanted to be a hockey player since her childhood.
Professional Life and Career
Harjinder Kaur was also a hockey player. She and her husband started their training at Baldev Singh Academy. However, She left her hockey career and became a homemaker and a mother at the request of Sandeep Singh.
Harjinder Kaur’s husband Sandeep Singh’s International Career
Sandeep Singh made his international debut in January 2004 during the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Kuala Lumpur. Similarly, in August 2004, he made his Olympic debut held in Athens, Greece.
Sandeep Singh became the top scorer of the Junior Asia Cup Hockey tournament held in Pakistan by scoring 16 goals in 2004. In the finals, he scored 2 goals against Pakistan in a 5-2 win and earned India the title for the first time.
Along with this, the hockey player played at the Champions Trophy in Lahore and Chennai in 2004 and 2005. In addition, during the Indo-Pak Hockey Series in September-October 2005, Sandeep scored three goals.
Sandeep played for the Indian hockey team during the 2006 Commonwealth Games, held in Melbourne. Scoring 7 goals, he became the top scorer of the tournament.
Sandeep Singh got hit by an accidental gunshot while abroad at the Shatabadi Express on August 22, 2006. He was on his way to join the national team for World Cup. The bullet made the lower part of the body paralyzed.
After two years, he made a successful comeback. During the 2008 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament, Sandeep scored eight goals and became the top scorer, and helped India finish 2nd. In January 2009, Sandeep was announced as the captain of the national team. Soon after, India won the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup for the first time in 13 years under his captainship.
In 2012, Sandeep scored five goals including a hat-trick during the Olympic qualifiers and helped India to qualify for the 2012 Summer Olympics. During the tournament, he scored a total of 16 goals. In 2014, Sandeep left the national team and pursued his career in club hockey leagues.
Harjinder Kaur’s husband Sandeep Singh’s Club Career
In 2013, Hockey India League was launched. Sandeep became the fifth highest-paid player bought by the Mumbai franchise, Mumbai Magicians. Sandeep became the top scorer with 11 goals in the tournament.
In 2004, Sandeep signed Havant Hockey Club and again joined Punjab Warriors in the same year. He scored 22 goals for Punjab. Similarly, in 2015, Sandeep signed a contract with Ranchi Rays for USD 81,000. During the 2016 tournament, he got a back injury and crashed his HIL dreams. Sandeep has really played very well in his career.
The net worth of Harjinder Kaur is not available.
Harjinder Kaur is married to popular Indian hockey player Sandeep Singh. She became romantically involved with Sandeep during her teenage years. During that time, both their families used to live in the same village in Pakistan. This might be the reason they were close and accepted the relationship quickly.
The couple got engaged in August 2008. After a year, both of them were playing on the international level. However, she left the hockey career and dreams behind on Sandeep’s request after their marriage, and now takes care of their son Sehajdeep.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Harjinder is a tall and thin girl. Not much information regarding her physical statistics is found. However, she has black hair with a pair of dark brown eyes. When it comes to her social media handles, she is not active on any of them such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She might be busy with her household activities.