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Narinder Singh

Full name: Narinder Singh Kodan
Gender: Male
Born: May 28, 1969 in Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Died: February 5, 2016 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Affiliations: Punjab
Country: IND India
Sport: Judo

Related Olympians: Husband of Sunith Thakur.


Narinder Singh competed as a judoka at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics. He later worked as police superintendent in Punjab. In 2013 Singh was suspended from that position after he was suspected of a murder attempt in Delhi. After Singh had been posted to Delhi’s Punjab Bhawan in October 2013 he shot at a youth over a minor issue. After the suspension Singh became very depressed when he was not reinstated, and in February 2016 committed suicide by hanging at his residence at Jalandhar’s Punjab Armed Police complex. His body was found by his wife [Sunith Thakur].


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Judo Men's Extra-Lightweight India IND 35T
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Judo Men's Extra-Lightweight India IND 21T

Men's Extra-Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
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