Mariyappan Thangavelu Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Family & More

Mariyappan Thangavelu

Real NameMariyappan Thangavelu
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionHigh Jumper
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weightin Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 11 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1995
Age (as in 2018)23 Years
Birth PlacePeriavadamgatti village, Salem, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac sign/Sun signNot Known
HometownPeriavadamgatti village, Salem, Tamil Nadu
SchoolNot Known
CollegeAVS College of Arts And Science, Ramalingapuram, Tamil Nadu
Educational QualificationsNot Known
DebutNot Known
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Mariyappan Thangavelu mother
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodNot Known
Favourite ActorNot Known
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known

Mariyappan Thangavelu

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mariyappan Thangavelu

  • Does Mariyappan Thangavelu smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Mariyappan Thangavelu drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Mariyappan belongs in Periavadamgatti village in Tamil Nadu, where his mother sells vegetables.
  • At the age of 5, he met with an accident when he was on his way to school, as his right knee got crushed by a vehicle.
  • Initially, he used to play volleyball.
  • It was his Physical Education teacher who 1st saw his skills in high  jump and motivated him to move forward in this sport.
  • Few years age, his mother took a loan of 3 lacs (INR) for his medical treatment which is still not repaid due to their poor financial condition.
  • In 2016, he won the  gold medal in the men’s T42 high jump finals in Rio Paralympic and became the 1st Indian to do so in Paralympic Games.