World Karate Champion now Boxing for Tokyo Olympic Gold!!!

Vivek Teja

An interest in martial Arts, a formal training in various martial art forms and a super success in Karate led Vivek Teja to prioritize and focus on Boxing. Simply because of his burning desire to win the Gold at Tokyo Olympic With major financial hurdles and lack of support too, Vivek Teja has punched them all with no compromise over his dreams..

Quick Facts

Name Cherupalli Vivek Teja
imd1 for Martial Arts
Birthday 29th August
  • World Karate Champion (All Styles).
  • First Indian to have acquired expertise in 7 Martial Art styles of the world.
  • Participant of over 16 international tournaments winning 60+ medals including 27 Gold in International, National and State level tournaments.
Place from Nalgonda, Telangana

Team imd1 is proud to have met this real fighter who candidly shares his journey here...

Beyond Martial Arts

Favorite Personalities Judd Reid -My Karate Coach,World Super Heavy Weight Champion and 100 man Fighter,
Chiranjeevi Emani - My Boxing Coach, Former National Chief Coach for Sports Authority of India.
Inspirations Judd Reid, My Karate Coach,World Super Heavy Weight Champion and 100 man Fighter.
Mike Tyson
Food I love Grilled Chicken and Salmon with some Salad, Hyderabadi Chicken Dum Biryani [“Only On Cheat Days!!!?”]
Food I hate Deep fried foods
Had I not been Martial Artist then Badminton Player (I was a state player during High School)
Like Vacations at USA (Times Square, New York), Thailand (Pattaya Beach), European countries for future trips.
Favorite Past time Listening to music, spending time with family and friends, watching movies.
Favorite Dialogue Never Give Up!
Favorite Movies/Series Chak de India, Tagore (Telugu)
Favorite Actor/Actress Chiranjeevi (Tollywood), Salman Khan, Aamir Khan (Bollywood)