|May 02, 1998
|25 YEARS OLD
Indian sprinter who specializes in the 400 meters and the 800 meters. In 2017 he was part of India's gold medal-winning 4×400 meters relay team at the Asian Athletics Championships. It was India's first gold at the event since Seoul 1975. He competed in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the Men's 4x400 meter relay event where the Indian team broke the Asian and National Records. In 2021 he won the gold medal in the 400 meters event at the Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships.
He attended Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College. At the 2016 Asian Junior Championships in Ho Chi Minh City, he took gold in the 800 meter race and silver in the 4x400 meter relay.
He and his team competed in the 2017 Athletics World Championships with the sixth best timing in the world. He suffered a hamstring industry during the State Nationals in Chennai, causing him to miss the World Championships in July of 2022. His _theamojjacob_ Instagram page has 10,000 followers. He rides a motorcycle. In March of 2018 he posted a picture of him and Yohan Blake in a hot tub.
He owns a golden retriever. He posted a picture with his parents to Instagram in January of 2022.
In 2021 he posted a photo to Instagram with Neeraj Chopra, who was holding his gold medal.