MAHESHWARY Renjith < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA India   
Gender Men
Born 30 Jan 1986
Height1.84 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Wife Vazhipali Suresh Surekha, daughters Jhiya [2010] and Sparsha [2016]
Residence Chennai, IND
Languages English, Hindi
Higher education History - Kerala University: Thiruvananthapuram, IND
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up athletics at age nine in Kerala, India.
Why this sport? He attended a summer camp organised by the Kerala Sports Council, where coach VA George noticed his ability and enthusiasm and encouraged him to get involved in athletics seriously.
General Interest
Nicknames Freak Jumper (indianexpress.com, 26 Sep 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a gold medal in triple jump at the 2007 Asian Championships in Amman, Jordan. (thebridge.in, 28 Oct 2017)
Most influential person in career His mother. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2016)
Injuries He suffered a knee injury in 2010. (timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 22 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "It takes hard work." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2016)
Famous relatives His wife Vazhipali Suresh Surekha represented India in pole vault at the Asian championships in 2005, 2009, and 2013. (sportskeeda.com, 24 Jul 2016)