Ragala Venkat Rahul Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 25 Years
Weight: 85 Kg
Hometown: Hyderabad

Ragala Venkat Rahul

Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 46 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Coach Vijay Sharma
Weight Category85 Kg
MedalsCommonwealth Games
• Gold - Gold Coast (2018)
Ragala Venkat Rahul showing his Gold Medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Championships
• Silver - Pune (2015)
• Gold - Gold Coast (2017)
• Silver - Apia (2019)

Youth Olympic Games
• Silver - Nanjing (2014)

Asian Youth Games
• Gold - Nanjing (2013)
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 March 1997 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2022)25 Years
BirthplaceStuartpuram, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign Pisces
HometownHyderabad, India
SchoolAP Sports School
College/UniversityAcharya Nagarjuna University
Caste/Community Yerukula community [1]The Times of India
Food HabitNon-vegetarian [2]Facebook
TattooHis parent's image tattooed on his left chest
Ragala Venkat Rahul's tattoo
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
ParentsFather- Ragala Madhu (Kabbadi player)
Mother- Late Neelima
Ragala Venkat Rahul with his parents
SiblingsBrother- Kunal Varun (weightlifter)
Ragala Venkat Rahul with his brother
Sister- Madhupriya (Kabbadi player)
Ragala Venkat Rahul's family
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Toyota Innova Crysta
Ragala Venkat Rahul's car
• Mahindra Scorpio
Ragala Venkat Rahul with his car

Ragala Venkat Rahul

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ragala Venkat Rahul

  • Ragala Venkat Rahul is an Indian weightlifter who booked a ticket for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in June 2022.
  • He was born and brought up in Stuartpuram, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • In the ’90s, his father, who himself is a sportsperson, enrolled Ragala and his brother in a sports school in Hakimpet, Telangana, where they studied till the 3rd standard. Later, his father collected Rs 25 lakh and shifted to Hyderabad along with his family. In an interview, his father talked about the potential of his sons to become accomplished sportspersons and said,

    I always believed in the potential of my sons and know that they will win medals in the Commonwealth Games. Though I am a sportsman myself, I never got any encouragement, and that made me determined to train my sons.’’

  • Ragala received his training in weightlifting from Telangana State Sports School.
  • In 2012, he won his first international medal, a gold, at the Youth Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship, held in Samoa.
  • In 2013, he won gold at Asian Youth Games in the 77 kg Men’s weightlifting category.
  • In 2014, he won gold at the Asian Youth (YOG Qualification) & Junior Championships in the 77 kg category. In the same year, he won silver at Summer Youth Olympics. Ragala Venkat Rahul with his Gold medal
  • In 2015, he started working as a ‘ticket collector’ at Secunderabad Railway Station.
  • In 2015, 2017, and 2019, he won silver, gold, and silver respectively at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships.
  • In 2017, his brother, Kunal Varun, won gold at the Australian Weightlifting Championship in the 77kg category. Kunal has won more than 60 medals in weightlifting, and Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu once gifted him a cash prize of Rs 25 lakh.
  • In 2018, he won gold at the Commonwealth Games, held in Gold Coast, Australia in the 85kg category; he lifted 338 kg (151 kg +187 kg) to achieve this feat. In an interview, he gave credit to his parents and his coach for this achievement and said,

    They worked very hard for me and they are the reason for what I am today. My coaches also supported me a lot.”

  • After the 2018 Commonwealth Games, he suffered a minor knee injury following which he had to keep himself away from weightlifting for seven months. Reportedly, he spent Rs 5 lakh to recover from the injury, and after his recovery, he won a medal at the Inter-Railway Championship.
  • In 2019, he won silver at the Commonwealth Senior Championships in the 89kg category; he lifted 325 kg in total (145 kg snatch, and 180 kg clean & jerk).
  • Rahul has got a tattoo of his parents inked on his chest. In an interview, he talked about this tattoo and said,

    My mother passed away two years ago and I got this tattoo two months after her loss. It is my way of showing my love for them.”