BALWANT SINGH SAGWAL

BALWANT SINGH SAGWAL

BALWANT SINGH SAGWAL

  • born:
    NA
  • Place:
    Kaul (Kaithal)
  • position:
    Player
  • Major Teams:
    India

Achievements

  • Considered a star of the India men's national volleyball team

Career

Balwant Singh Sagwal (died 14 November 2010), popularly known as Ballu, was an Indian volleyball player, considered a star of the India men's national volleyball team. His Son Narender is a professional Volleyball player. Narender play for Indian volleyball Team. Kaul Village also organisedBalwant Singh BalluMemoriel tournament (after his death &organised by Kaul Village & also by his son Narender) in his born place Kaul (Kaithal) & Participation of all Indian top 8 Teams. In the mid-1960s and into the 1970s, he was responsible for helping Punjab achieve national success and he was awarded the country's top sporting honor, the Arjuna Award, in volleyball in 1972 for his excellent sportsmanship and contribution to the national team. Sagwal played for India in Asian Games of 1970, 1974, and 1978. He also played test matches for India in 1970, 1978 and 1980.