MARKOSE Sinimole < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA India   
Gender Women
Born 24 Jun 1983
Height1.60 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Kerala, IND
Occupation Manager
Higher education University of Calicut: Kerala, IND
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? When she was in seventh grade.
Why this sport? She was spotted by M.M. Amarnath, the physical education teacher at the Mahatma Gandhi Public School and was roped into the athletics program.
Name of coach Satnam Singh
Coach from which country? India
Coach from what year? 2004
International Debut
Year 2005
Location Korea
General Interest
Most influential person in career Her coaches. "I have been lucky that I have had four good coaches in my career. I have received the right training at the right stages. They never overtrained me and that has been of immense benefit." (Deccan Herald, 01 Apr 2010)
Hero / Idol English athlete Sebastian Coe. "Not just because he is a champion, but the way he carries himself off the track." (Deccan Herald, 01 Apr 2010)
Awards and honours She was a recipient of the 2009 Arjuna Award for her achievements in athletics. (mathrubhumi.org, 29 Jul 2009)

Named as the Best Female Athlete at the 2006 Inter-State National Athletics Championship. (prdomain.com, 31 Oct 2007)
Other information RECORD BREAKING
In her maiden all-India inter-university athletic championship, Puaulose competed in the 800m. In the event she shattered the 18-year-old record of Shiny Wilson who had been the standard bearer of women's middle-distance running in the country. (hinduonnet.com, 29 Dec 2001)

FOUNDATION ATHLETE
She is a graduate of the Tata Athletic Academy - set up by India's largest business group and multinational company - and had been training there since it was first launched in 2004. (Telegraph India, 30 Dec 2006)