Sagar Rana is an Indian junior national wrestling champion. The 22-year-old wrestler was murdered by a group of people on 4 May 2021.
Sagar Rana was born on Wednesday, 14 October 1998 (age 22 years; as of 2020) 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 professionally at the age of 6.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Sagar Rana was born in a Jaat family of Haryana, India. Sagar’s father is a Police constable and his mother is a homemaker. His brother owns a dairy shop in his village in Jhajjar.
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.
Sagar Rana, a former junior national wrestling champion, 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 Sarag Rana. Sushil Kumar is absconding since his alleged involvement in the Sagar Rana murder case. Delhi Police has issued a lookout warrant on Sushil Kumar and his Sushil’s associate Ajay Kumar. Delhi police have also announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information that would lead to Sushil Kumar and a Rs 50,000 cash reward has been announced for information about Ajay Kumar. The Indian judiciary is doing its job and the final verdict is yet to come.
- 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.