|Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He began powerlifting in 2003 in Meerut, India.
|Why this sport?
||"I have good upper body strength, so that's why I started the sport."
|Name of coach
||Vijay Munishwar, IND
||Sport. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning bronze in the heavyweight category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
|Most influential person in career
||His parents. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
|Hero / Idol
||US boxer Muhammad Ali. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Go beyond the limits." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
||His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
He tested positive for the banned substance methandienone and elevated levels of testosterone at an out-of-competition test in June 2014 and was given a two-year suspension. (hindustantimes.com, 10 Apr 2018; insidethegames.biz, 27 Jul 2014)