Satpal Singh, Coach of Sushil Kumar
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.