Devendra Jhajharia Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Husband & More

Devendra Jhajharia

Real NameDevendra Jhajharia
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian Athlete
Coach/MentorNot Known
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6'
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)Chest- 44 Inches
Waist- 34 Inches
Biceps- 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Event(s)F46 Javelin
International DebutIn 2002 at the Para-Asian Games
Coach/MentorR.D. Singh
Records/Achievements• Won a gold medal at the 2002 Para-Asian Games.
• Won a gold at the 2004 Athens Paralympics.
• Awarded with the Arjuna Award by the Government of India in 2004.
• Awarded with the Padma Shree Award by the Government of India in 2012.
• Won a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
Career Turning PointAt the 2004 Athens Olympics, when he won Gold in Javelin Throw.
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 June 1981
Age (as in 2016)35 Years
Birth PlaceRajgarh, Churu District, Rajasthan
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownChuru District, Rajasthan (Lives in Jaipur)
SchoolGovernment High School, Ratanpura, Churu, Rajasthan
CollegeNMPG College, Hanumangarh, Rajasthan
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Arts
FamilyFather- Ram Singh
Mother- Jivani Devi
Brother- Arvind Jhajharia, Pradeep Jhajharia
Sister- Not Known
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeDevendra Jhajharia with his wife and daughter
ChildrenSon- 1
Devendra Jhajharia son
Daughter- 1

Devendra Jhajharia

Some Lesser Known Facts About Devendra Jhajharia

  • Does Devendra Jhajharia smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Devendra Jhajharia drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born in a small town of Churu District in Rajasthan.
  • When he was 9 years old, he met an accident while climbing a tree and touched a live wire of 11000 volts. The accident was so severe that his left hand was amputated.
  • He started practicing Javelin Throw with a hand-made wooden-Javelin in his fields.
  • In 2004, Government of India awarded him the Arjuna Award. Devendra Jhajharia with Arjuna Award
  • In 2004, he won a gold medal at the Athens Paralympics and also set a world record. Devendra Jhajharia at the Athens Paralympics
  • In 2012, he was awarded the Padma Shree by the Government of India. Devendra Jhajharia with Padma Shree
  • By winning a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, he became the 1st Indian Paralympian to win 2 gold medals at the Paralympics.