Blessing in Disguise – The man who defines it… The story of Bihar’s High Jumper Sharad Kumar

Sharad Kumar

A wave of energy and optimism! That"s what makes Sharad Kumar, the 25 year old lad to live life on his terms and conditions and live it to the fullest. In spite of a major challenge right at the peak of his career Sharad Kumar’s go-getter attitude did not let him stop.

Quick Facts

Name Sharad Kumar
Father’s Name Surendar Kumar
Mother’s Name Kumkum Kumari
imd1 for High Jump,Sport
Birthday 1st March 1992
  • Won Silver at World Para-Athletics championship (London), 2017 in High Jump (T-42).
  • Won Gold at Asian Para Games in High Jump (T-42), 2014, breaking 12 years Asian Games record and reclaimed No. 1 Position.
  • Won Silver at Asian Championship - Under 23 category in Philippines, 2014 (The First Indian to do so)
  • Won Gold at Malaysian Open Para Athletic championship, 2012, and become World No.1 at the age of 19.
Place from Patna,Bihar
Quote for Life Discard superstition and put in the real hard work!

Team imd1 was impressed with his triumphs moving by leaps and bounds. Read on to know his jumps and moves…

Beyond Jumping

Favorite Personalities Roger Federer, Shah Rukh Khan
Inspirations All para athletes are inspiring
Food I love Mutton Rice
Food I hate I cannot hate food
Had I not been Athlete then… a Businessman
Like Vacations at Goa, London
Favorite Past time Researching International Relationship
Favorite Dialogue “Bond! James Bond”...(wink) no a serious note, my own dialogue - “Let"s get started, All”
Favorite Movies/Series The last Samurai
Favorite Actor/Actress Jennifer Aniston