Arpinder Singh

Profession: Professional Athlete

Brother of Arpinder Singh

Jagroop Singh

Father of Arpinder Singh

Jagbir Singh (Constable in Indian Army)

Mother of Arpinder Singh

Harmeet Kaur

Awards, Honours, Achievements of Arpinder Singh

2013: Bronze (Asian Championships)
2014: Bronze (Commonwealth Games)
2017: Gold (Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games)
2018: Gold (Asian Games)

Information about Arpinder Singh

In 2006, he gave a trial in the Sports School, Jalandhar and managed to jump a little above 11 m. He wasn't selected, but he refused to give up. He worked hard and came back next year with a score of 11.85 m and got accepted into the school.  In 2010, he won in the School National Games, which was the start of the ascent in his career.  Does Arpinder Singhl drink alcohol?: Not Known  Does Arpinder Singh smoke?: Not Known  In 2009, he won the Youth National Games which was very helpful for improving his financial situation.  In the U-17 School Games, he jumped 13.86 m and bagged a silver for himself.  His parents were always very supportive, be it emotionally or financially. His father always pushed him to work hard and achieve laureates in sports.  In his youth, he used to be a 100 m runner. It was his coach who asked him to try out Triple Jump.  In 2014, he broke the National Record with a 17.17-metre jump. In the process, he qualified for the 2014 Commonwealth Games where he bagged a bronze medal for his country.  In 2013, he broke the 16 m mark. In an interview, he revealed that that was a crucial moment that built his confidence and made him believe he could achieve a lot more in the future.  He then trialled for the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Ludhiana where he was selected but only as a day scholar. He was not able to get any scholarship and all the financial expenses fell over his head. Though in an interview he said that it all worked out for good. 

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