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SUDHIR
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC India   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthDelhi, IND
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Coach, Farmer
Languages
English, Hindi
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2013 in Sonipat, India.
Why this sport?
"I have an aim in my life to become a good sportsman."
Name of coach
Vijay Munishwar [national]
Training Regime
He trains for more than four hours a day.
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
India
General Interest
Hobbies
Sport. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Milestones
He became the first Para powerlifter representing India to claim a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games by winning the men's heavyweight category at the 2022 Games in Birmingham, England. (SportsDeskOnline, 23 Aug 2022; zeenews.india.com, 05 Aug 2022)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (hindi.thebetterindia.com, 05 Aug 2022)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age four. (zeenews.india.com, 05 Aug 2022; Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Other information
COACHING
He has worked as a senior weightlifting coach for the Government of Haryana in India. (hindustantimes.com, 05 Aug 2022)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2019 88kg 206.0
8 2021 88kg 194.0
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2022 Bench Press Heavyweight 134.5
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2018 80kg 192