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Satpal Singh, Coach of Sushil Kumar

Satpal Singh and Sushil Kumar
Satpal Singh with Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt. Image Courtesy: www.sportskeeda.com

An Asian Games Gold medallist himself, Satpal Singh was the coach of India’s only two time Individual Olympic Medallist, Sushil Kumar. He also coached Yogeshwar Dutt, who won a bronze in the 2012 London Olympics.

Under Satpal Singh, Sushil Kumar won bronze in freestyle wrestling in 2008 Beijing Olympics through repechage round, while in 2012 London Olympics, he won a silver medal. Satpal Singh won the Dronacharya Award in 2009, and was then awarded Padma Shri in 2015. 

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