Sushil Kumar Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More
Bio Real NameSushil Kumar Solanki ProfessionFreestyle Wrestler Coach/MentorMahabal Satpal Records 2003 - Gold (60 kg) - London Commonwealth Championship 2003 - Bronze (60 kg) - New Delhi Asian Championships 2005 - Gold (66 kg) - Cape Town Commonwealth Championship 2007 - Gold (66 kg) - London Commonwealth Championship 2007 - Silver (66 kg) - Kyrgyzstan Asian Championships 2008 - Bronze (66 kg) - Beijing Olympics 2008 - Bronze (66 kg) - Jeju Island Asian Championships 2009 - Gold (66 kg) - Jalander Commonwealth Championship 2010 - Gold (66 kg) - New Delhi Asian Championships 2010 - Gold (66 kg) - Moscow World Championships 2010 - Gold (66 kg) - Delhi Commonwealth Games 2012- Silver (66 kg) - London Summer Olympics 2018- Gold (73 kg) - Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 166 cm in meters- 1.66 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 5½” Weightin Kilograms- 66 kg in Pounds- 145 lbs Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches - Waist: 34 Inches - Biceps: 16 Inches Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth26 May 1983 Age (as in 2017)34 Years Birth PlaceBaprola, Delhi, India Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini NationalityIndian HometownBaprola, Delhi, India SchoolNot Known CollegeNot Known Educational QualificationsNot Known DebutWorld Cadet Games (1998) FamilyFather- Diwan Singh (Bus Driver) Mother- Kamla Devi Brothers- N/A Sisters- N/A
Some lesser known facts about Sushil Kumar
Does Sushil Kumar smoke?: No
Does Sushil Kumar drink alcohol?: No
Sushil started wresting at the age of 14, and won the gold at the World Cadet Championships in 1998.
He is the only Indian to have won 2 Olympic medals.
He once refused to endorse a liquor brand, because he thought that it would send a wrong message to the youth.
In 2009, he received Arjuna Award in 2005 and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, in 2008.
His father, Diwan Singh and his cousin, Sandeep, were his inspiration to join wrestling.
He is vegetarian and has campaigned for PETA’s go-vegetarian campaign.
He loves football and is a huge fan of Lionel Messi.
His training period in Chatrasaal Stadium, Delhi was so bad that he had to share his room with 19 fellow trainee wrestlers.
He is not a gadget lover and hardly carries his mobile phone.
He has a charity foundation called Sushil 4 Sports, which helps aspiring sports athletes from all fields.
He was voted as The Most Popular Athlete by the athletes of the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Apart from wresting, he also works in Indian Railways as an Assistant Commercial Manager.
In 2015, he co-judged the famous reality TV show MTV Roadies.