Sharad Kumar (Athlete) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Sharad Kumar

Biography / Wiki

Sharad Kumar is an Indian para high jumper who represented India internationally in the High Jump – T42 event. He made his International debut at the 2010 Asian Para Games and became the world no.1 at the age of 19. He broke a 12-year Asian Games record to win a gold medal in the high jump (T42) at the 2014 Asian Para Games.

Sharad is being supported by GoSports Foundation and currently did training in Ukraine under TOPS (target Olympic podium scheme). 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 1 March 1992, Sharad will turn 29 years old in the year 2021. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 181 in centimeters and 5’11” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 36 inches chest, 30 inches waist, and 13 inches biceps.

He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 58 in kilograms and 128 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more glorious.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Sharad Kumar is not known or under revision at this moment.

Education / Family

Sharad was born and raised up in Patna, Bihar, India, 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 primary schooling at St. Paul’s School and further enrolled in Modern School to complete his education in 10+2.

He went to Kirori Mal College: New Delhi to complete his graduation in Political Science and later did his Post Graduation in Politics at Jawaharlal Nehru University.


Sharad Kumar

Nickname Not Known
Birth Place Patna, Bihar, India
Date Of Birth 1 March 1992
Age 29 years old (As of 2021)
Height In centimeters – 181 cm

In feet inches – 5’11’

Weight In Kilograms – 58 kg

In Pounds – 128 lbs

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Profession High Jump
Sexual Orientation Straight
School St. Paul’s School

Modern School

College Kirori Mal College: New Delhi

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Home Town Patna, Bihar, India
Fathers Name Name Not Known
Mothers Name Name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sister Not Known

Career / Fashion And Style

As per his career, he made his international debut at the Asian Para Games in 2010. He jumped 1.64m and qualified for the 2012 Paralympic in 2012. He became the world no. 1 at the age of 19 with a jump of 1.75m at the Malaysian Open Para-athletics championship in 2012. After testing positive for a banned drug, he missed the London Paralympics.

In the 2014 Para Asian Games, he made his comeback and won gold by clearing 1.80m, breaking a 12-year Asian Games record. He finished at sixth position with a best of 1.77m in the Rio Paralympics 2016.

Since March 2015, he has practiced under Mr. Satyanarayana, National Para Athletics Coach. In the 2017 World ParaAthletics Championships, he won silver with a jump of 1.84m. Since 2017, he took training in Ukraine under TOPS (target Olympic podium scheme).

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

Girlfriends Not Known
Marital Status Not Known
Wife Not Known

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Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Not Known
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Sharad Kumar

Some Interesting Facts About Sharad Kumar

  • He was a former world no. 1 high jumper.
  • He won the gold medal in the high jump (T42) at the 2014 Asian Para Games.
  • After testing positive for a banned drug, he missed the London Paralympics.
  • He did Post Graduation in Politics with a Specialization in International relations.
  • He suffered paralysis of his left leg at the age of two after taking spurious polio medicine.
  • He took training in Ukraine under TOPS (target Olympic podium scheme).
  • Sharad started high jump in Class 7.
  • His personal coach is Evgeny Nikitin.
  • He considered his brother as the most influential person in his career.

Social Media Profile(s)

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  2. Twitter@sharad_kumar01
  3. Facebook @skyhjs