Biography / Wiki
The Eklavya Award winner, Niranjan Mukundan is an Indian para-swimmer who represented India internationally mainly in Butterfly and Freestyle events. For his exceptional achievement in the field of sports, he received the National Award (best sportsman with disability) and was also crowned as the Junior World Champion in 2015.
His nature of disability is an incomplete development of the spinal cord and clubbed feet. Niranjan started learning swimming and progressed very quickly with the support of his parents. He is also honored by the state’s prestigious Kannada Rajyotsava Prashasti in 2015.
Currently, he hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Para-Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 4 September 1994, Niranjan will turn 26 years old in the year 2020. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more glorious. There is no information available at the internet sources about his physical features such as height, weight, and body measurements.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Niranjan Mukundan is not known.
Education / Family
Niranjan was born and raised up in Bangalore, Karnataka, and belongs to a Hindu family. He didn’t reveal any information with regards to his parents and siblings including their names too.
As of his education, he completed his higher studies at Jain University, Bangalore. However, there is no more information about his further educational qualifications.
|Birth Place||Bangalore, Karnataka|
|Date Of Birth||4 September 1994|
|Age||26 years old (as of 2020)|
|College||Jain University, Bangalore|
|Home Town||Bangalore, Karnataka|
|Fathers Name||Name Not Known|
|Mothers Name||Name Not Known|
Career / Fashion And Style
As of his career, he started his career at the Paralympic nationals in Mumbai where he won a silver medal in 50m butterfly. He won a silver medal in 2007 and bronze in 2009 in water polo at the state aquatic championships in Bangalore. He won three gold medals, one silver in swimming, and one bronze in water polo at the national swimming championship in Chennai.
At the IDM German Swimming Championship in Berlin, he won his first international medal, a bronze in 200m freestyle. At the IWAS World Junior Games in Puerto Rico in 2013, he won silver medals in 100m freestyle and butterfly as well as a bronze medal in 100m backstrokes and a bronze medal in 50m freestyle.
He won one gold, a silver medal, and two bronze medals, at the 13th para national swimming championship in Bangalore. He won a whopping eight medals, three gold medals, two silver medals, and three bronze medals at the 2014 IWAS World Junior Games.
For his exceptional achievement in the field of sports, he received the National Award (best sportsman with disability). At the World Junior Games held at Stadskanaal, Netherlands, he won 10 medals (7 gold and 3 silver) and was also crowned as the Junior World Champion.
He won eight more medals, three gold, two silver, and three bronze at the 2016 IWAS Junior World Games in Prague.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
|Marital Status||Not Known|
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|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Niranjan Mukundan
- He represented India in Butterfly, and Freestyle events.
- He was born with spina bifida and with clubbed feet.
- He won a whopping eight medals at the 2014 IWAS World Junior Games.
- He undergoes sixteen surgeries.
- He chooses swimming to strengthen his leg muscles.
- His zodiac sign is Virgo.
- He is trained under coaches like John Christopher and Miguel Lopez Alvarado.
- He is honored with Ekalavya Award in 2016.
Social Media Profile(s)
- Instagram – @niranjan_mukund
- Twitter – @SwimmerNiranjan
- Facebook – @niranjanmukundanofficial