|Full Name||Ajay Thakur|
|Discipline||Kabaddi (Men’s Division)|
|Known For||“No. 1 Raider, and The Man of The tournament in Kabaddi World Cup 2016.”|
|Born||1 May 1986||Age||31|
|Nickname||–||Hometown||Dabhota, Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|Height||185 cm / 6′ 1″||Weight||76 kg / 168 lb|
|Jersey No.||07||Hobbies||Travelling,, Music|
|Ethnicity||Indian||Relationship Status||Not Known|
|Signature Move||Frog Jump|
Ajay Thakur Family, and Education
|High School||Sant Isher Singh Public School, Mohali, Punjab||College||Government Post Graduate College, Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh|
|Father||Chottu Ram||Mother||Rajinder Kaur|
|Brother||Amit Thakur||Sister||Disha Thakur|
|Coach||Baskaran Kasinathan, Balwan Singh ( Indian Team Coach)|
Highlights From Ajay Thakur’s Career
- Inspiration is the key to success, and everyone needs it. In Ajay Thakur Biography, it was found in his own cousin, Rakesh had already represented India in Kabaddi at international level, and in his father who was a professional wrestler played till state level.
- He was born and brought up in Himachal Pradesh, which was the origin of his fourteen years professional career in Kabaddi.
- In Pro Kabaddi League, Ajay Thakur played from three different clubs.
- The first two sessions were with Bengaluru Bulls, in which he helped them to finish at third place. Ajay Thakur scored a total of 127 points including 122 raid points in session one, while in next session of the league, he scored total 80 points out of which 79 were scored from the raids.
- While for the next two sessions, Ajay Thakur was signed by Puneri Paltan, which didn’t go too good for him. He earned 56 points (52 from raids)
and 64 points (63 from raids) in session three and four respectively.
- Then in session 5 of Pro Kabaddi League, he was bought and appointed as Captain of Tamil Thalaivas, where he finished with total points 222, with 213 raid points which are his most overwhelming performance among all the seasons includes twelve super 10s.
- The above performance in 2017 session of PKL, made Indian Kabaddi Board appoint as a captain of Indian Kabaddi Team for Asian Kabaddi Championship, where he led his team to the victory and title.
- Also in Kabaddi World Cup 2016, Ajay Thakur was the man of the tournament with 68 points, with the overwhelming performance in the final itself vs Iran, where he alone scored 12 raid points and helped Indian Kabaddi Team to lift their third consecutive World Cup in 2016.
- Kabaddi Player, Ajay Thakur is among all-time top five raiders of Pro Kabaddi League. with Rahul Chaudhary, Anup Kumar, and Pradeep Narwal, which earned lots and lots of fans for him.
- His Signature move, called Frog Jump, still have more milestone to add to his bright and successful career. So, stay updated with PlayersTome.
Achievements and Awards
- 2007 Asian Indoor Games – Gold Medal
- Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2013 – Gold Medal (Kabaddi )
- Asian Games 2014 – Gold medal.
- Kabaddi World Cup 2016 – Winner
- The Man of the tournament in Kabaddi World Cup 2016
- Asian Kabaddi Championship 2017 – Winner (Captain – Ajay Thakur)