|Profession||Para Javelin Thrower|
|Age||23 [as of 2021]|
|Date of Birth||12 July 1998|
|Birthplace||Khewda, Sonipat, India|
|Hometown||Khewda, Sonipat, India|
|Famous For||Winning the gold medal at Paralympics 2020|
Sumit antil biography Age, Height & More
Sumit Antil’s age is 23 In 2021, And height is 6 feet 2 inches & weighs around 76 kg. He has black hair & brown eyes. And the size of his shoe is 11 (as US).
Sumit antil para athlete
Actually, Sumit Antil wanted to become a wrestler & was training in the akhara. But, Sumit Antil’s dreams remained dreams after he happening a fatal accident with a tractor while riding a bike in January 2015, when he was just 17 years old.
As a result of the fatal accident, one leg of Sumit Antil’s was amputated.
He was very upset after that incident that he would never be a wrestler in his whole life. However, he wanted to try other sports since he was like a sports hobby.
He primarily wanted to be a shot putter and met Virendra Dhankar for guidance in the sport. After Virendra introduced Sumit to Naval Singh, a leading javelin coach. on the long discussion, Naval suggested Sumit join the javelin throw.
As Sumit Antil was so dedicated to sports that he always showed up at training on time regardless of time. Then Sumit Antil starts training so hard, And decide to perform at several competitions internationally.
Sumit Antil achieved a silver medal for India at the World Para Athletics Championships in 2019. After this massive success, he decided to participate in Tokyo Paralympics 2020 and booked a ticket for himself.
Many Indians had winning hopes from Sumit Antil in Paralympics 2020. Fortunately, he has been able to live up to the hopes of the people.
Sumit Antil broke Javelin throw world record
During the final of Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Sumit Antil broke the world record by throwing the javelin for a long distance of 68.55 meters in his fifth attempt. That final throw of the finals helped Sumit Antil to win a gold medal for India in the Paralympics.
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This javelin throw was a world record and Sumit Antil broke all the previous records which are actually set by himself. He became the second Indian after Avani Lekha to win a gold medal for India at the Tokyo Paralympics.
Where is Sumit Antil from?
Sumit Antil was born on 6 July 1998 in Khewda, Sonipat
What disability Sumit Antil has?
In a fatal accident with a tractor while coming from the coaching in January 2015, when he was just 17 years old. his leg was amputated below the knee.
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