Sagar Rana, also known as Sagar Dhankad, was an Indian junior national wrestling champion. The 22-year-old wrestler was murdered by a group of people on 4 May 2021.
|Weight (approx.)||75 kg|
|Date of Birth||23 November 1997|
|Age||Age 22 years, at the time of death|
|Birthplace||Jhajjar, Haryana, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Food Habit||Healthy Diet|
|Marital Status||Not Mention|
|Family||Ashok Dhankar and Savita Dhankar|
|Favorite Colour||Not Mention|
Sagar Rana Wiki/Biography
Sagar Rana was born on Sunday, 23 November 1997 (age 22 years; at the time of death) in the Jhajjar district of Haryana, India. His zodiac sign was Sagittarius. He went to a local government school in Jhajjar to receive his primary education. Sagar got himself enrolled at the University of Delhi for pursuing his higher education. He was very fond of wrestling since childhood and started practicing the sport professionally at the age of 6.
Sagar Rana’s Relationship & Wife
Rana was a young and national-level athlete. Many people are curious to know about his wife. However, he has not shared anywhere that he was married. It could be possible that he was single. He was completely concentrated on his career.
Sagar Rana Parents & Siblings
Sagar Rana was born in a Jaat family in Haryana, India Sagar’s father was born to Ashok Dhankar and Savita Dhankar. 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. According to his parents, Sagar was inspired by Sushil Kumar to take up wrestling as his professional career. He always dreamt of representing Indian at the International championships.
- Junior National Championship 2017– Gold Medal
- Junior National Championship 2018- Gold Medal
- Senior National Championship 2018- Gold Medal
Sagar Rana was murdered!
Sagar Rana 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 Sagar Rana. Sushil Kumar was on the run since his alleged involvement in the Sagar Ran murder case surfaced. Later, Delhi Police issued a lookout waiting for Sushil Kumar and Sushil’s associate Ajay Kumar.
Delhi police also announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information that would lead to Sushil Kumar’s arrest and a Rs 50,000 cash reward was announced for information about Ajay Kumar. Sagar Rana was ruthlessly beaten by Sushil Kumar and his friends, which leads his death of Rana. On May 04, 2021, he breathed his last in the Satpal Akhada Chattersal stadium of Delhi. An FIR was registered on the same day of his death in the Delhi Police Station but the accused, Sushil Kumar, got absconding
Facts About Sagar Rana
- Sagar Ran started learning wrestling techniques at the age of 6.
- He loved to drink lassi.
- Wrestler Sushi Kumar was his inspiration to choose wrestling as his professional career.
- He won many wrestling championships and body-building competitions
- Sagar got his training for pehlwani wrestling at the akhada Chattrasal Stadium, Delhi.