Sumit Antil – Indian Paralympian & Javelin Thrower
Sumit Antil is an Indian Para Athlete and Javelin Thrower. Sumit recently on 30 August 2021, bagged a Gold medal in men’s javelin throw F64 category at the 2020 Summer Paralympics and creating World Record and his Personal best with 68.55 meters.
Sumit Antil has faced many difficulties in his life. Sumit Antil has worked hard and diligently to get awards and medals. Sumit Antil always wanted to make the name of his country proud. For more information about Sumit Antil’s biography, read this post in its entirety.
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Sumit Antil won a Gold Medal at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics
Sumit Antil broke the world record thrice with three of his six javelin throws in the final of the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday. With this, World No. 1 in the F64 category, Sumit Antil won India’s second gold in the Tokyo Paralympics and the first in athletics.
In fact, he bettered the previous world record of 62.88m, also set by him, five times on the day. His last throw was a foul. His series read 66.95, 68.08, 65.27, 66.71, 68.55, and foul.
Sumit Antil Wiki
|Full Name||Sumit Antil|
|Profession||Indian Para Athlete|
|Disability||Lost his left leg|
|Personal Best||WR 68.55 m (2021)|
|Coached by||Virender Dhankhar [personal], IND|
|Birthday (DOB)||06 July 1998|
|Age||23 Years (as in 2021)|
|Birth Place||Khewda, Sonipat, India|
|Hometown||Khewda, Sonipat, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Cancer|
|Hobbies||Practice, Listening to music|
|Education Qualifications||Pursuing B.com|
|College||Ramjas college of Delhi University.|
|Famous For||Winning the Gold medal at Tokyo Paralympics 2020|
|Net Worth||30 Lakh|
|Last Updated||August 2021|
Sumit Antil Early Life
Sumit Antil was born on 06 July 1998 in Khewda, Sonipat, India. He lost his left leg below the knee after he was involved in a motorbike accident in 2015.
Sumit Antil is supported by the GoSports Foundation through the Para Champions Programme. Sumit was introduced to Para athletics by another para-athlete, Rajkumar, while he was pursuing his B.Com in Delhi.
In 2017, Sumit started training under Nitin Jaiswal in Delhi, and from then he started competing in various National and International platforms. Sumit displayed very early on that he had the skill and ability to exceed at javelin throw, and began to perform very well on the National circuit at different events despite his very young age.
After witnessing his talent, hard work, and potential, GoSports inducted him into the Para Champions Programme in 2019 and he has only got better since then.
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Sumit Antil Career
Primarily, Sumit wanted to become a wrestler & was constantly training in the akhara. However, his dreams remained dreams after he met with an accident when he was 17 years old. While he was driving his bike, he got into an accident with a tractor & the incident resulted in an amputated leg.
After knowing that he won’t be wrestling in his life ever again, he was very upset. However, he wanted to try out other sports. He primarily wanted to become a shot putter & met Virender Dhanakar for guidance in the sport. Dhanakar introduced Sumit to Naval Singh, a prominent javelin coach. On discussion, Naval suggested Sumit become a javelin thrower.
Sumit was so dedicated to sports that he always showed up at training on time regardless of time. After training hard, he began to appear at various competitions internationally. He secured a silver medal for India at the World Para Athletics Championships in 2019. This is when he decided to go to the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 & booked a ticket for himself.
Many Indians had great hopes for him at the Paralympics 2020. Fortunately, he has succeeded in keeping up with the people’s expectations. During the finals, he has broken a world record by throwing the javelin to a distance of 68.55 meters in his fifth attempt. This helped him win the gold medal for India at the Paralympics. This javelin throw was a world record where he broke all previous records which are actually set by himself. He became the second Indian to secure a gold medal for India at the Tokyo Paralympics after Avani Lekhara.
Sumit Antil Family
|Father||Ram Kumar Antil (Air Force official)|
|Mother||Nirmala Devi (homemaker)|
|Siblings||Sister– Kiran Antil, Sushila Antil, Renu Antil|
|Last Updated||August 2021|
Sumit Antil Height & Physical Appearances
Sumit Antil’s age is 23 as of 2021. His height is 6 feet 2 inches & weighs around 75 kg. He has black hair & brown eyes. His shoe size is 11 (US).
|Height||in feet & inches – 6 ft 2 in|
in centimeters – 189 cm
in meters – 1.89 m
|Weight||in Kilograms – 75 Kg|
in Pounds – 165 lbs
Sumit Antil Net Worth
Sumit Antil estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Sumit Antil.
|Net Worth||Approx. 30 Lakh Rupees|
|Salary||Not Confirmed Yet|
According to Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDb & Various Online resources, famous Athlete, Sumit Antil’s net worth is 30 Lakh at the age of 23 years old. He earned the money being a Professional Javelin Thrower. He is from India.
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Sumit Antil Honours & Achievements
Sumit makes his dream true by Registering World Record in Javelin Throw.
- Gold medal at Paralympic Games 2020
- World No.1 and record holder in F64
- Silver medal in World Para Athletics Grand Prix, Italy 2019
- Silver medal in Paris Open Handisport, 2019
- Silver medal in World Para Athletics Championship, Dubai 2019
Interesting Facts About Sumit Antil
- Sumit Antil is a World Record holder in Javelin Throw.
- Sumit Antil has lost his one leg in Road Accident.
- Sumit Antil is from a small village Khewda of Sonipat Haryana.
- Earlier Athlet Sumit Antil was a Wrestler.
- He is Lord Shiva Devotee as he carries OM Locket always in Neck.
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|Q: When did Sumit Antil was born?|
|A: Sumit Antil was born on 06 July 1998.|
|Q: What is the age of Sumit Antil?|
|A: As of 2021, Sumit is 23 Year Old.|
|Q: What is the cause of the Disability of Sumit Antil?|
|A: Sumit Antil lost his left leg below the knee after he was involved in a motorbike accident in 2015.|
|Q: Who are the parents of Sumit Antil?|
|A: Sumit Antil’s Father’s Name is Ram Kumar Antil and his Mother’s Name is Nirmala Devi.|