Sushil Kumar Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

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Height: 5’ 5½"
Hometown: Najafgarh
Age: 37 Years

Sushil Kumar

Real NameSushil Kumar Solanki
ProfessionFreestyle Wrestler
Coach/MentorMahabali Satpal Singh
Records 2003 - Gold (60 kg) - London Commonwealth Championship
2003 - Bronze (60 kg) - New Delhi Asian Championships
2005 - Gold (66 kg) - Cape Town Commonwealth Championship
2007 - Gold (66 kg) - London Commonwealth Championship
2007 - Silver (66 kg) - Kyrgyzstan Asian Championships
2008 - Bronze (66 kg) - Beijing Olympics
2008 - Bronze (66 kg) - Jeju Island Asian Championships
2009 - Gold (66 kg) - Jalander Commonwealth Championship
2010 - Gold (66 kg) - New Delhi Asian Championships
2010 - Gold (66 kg) - Moscow World Championships
2010 - Gold (66 kg) - Delhi Commonwealth Games
2012- Silver (66 kg) - London Summer Olympics
2018- Gold (73 kg) - Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 166 cm
in meters- 1.66 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5½”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 66 kg
in Pounds- 145 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 May 1983
Age (as of 2020)37 Years
BirthplaceBaprola, Najafgarh, Delhi, India
Zodiac signGemini
HometownNajafgarh, Delhi, India
DebutWorld Cadet Games (1998)
FamilyFather- Diwan Singh (Bus Driver)
Mother- Kamla Devi
Brothers- Sandeep (wrestler)
Sisters- None
Sushil Kumar's parents
Food HabitVegetarian [1]Tarun Gill YouTube
HobbiesDoing workout
Favourite Things
FoodParanthas, White Makhan (butter)
ActorAmitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeSavi Kumar
Sushil Kumar with his wife
ChildrenHe has two sons.

Sushil Kumar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sushil Kumar

  • Does Sushil Kumar smoke?: No
  • Does Sushil Kumar drink alcohol?: No
  • Sushil started wresting at the age of 14, and won the gold at the World Cadet Championships in 1998.
  • He is the only Indian to have won two Olympic medals.
  • He once refused to endorse a liquor brand, because he thought that it would send a wrong message among the youth of the country.
  • He received Arjuna Award in 2005 and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2008.
  • His father, Diwan Singh and his cousin, Sandeep, were his inspiration to join wrestling.
  • He is vegetarian and has campaigned for PETA’s go-vegetarian campaign.
  • He loves football and is a huge fan of Lionel Messi.
  • His training period in Chatrasaal Stadium, Delhi was so bad that he had to share his room with 19 fellow trainee wrestlers.
  • He is not a gadget lover and hardly carries his mobile phone.
  • He has a charity foundation called Sushil 4 Sports, which helps aspiring sports athletes from all fields.
  • He was voted as The Most Popular Athlete by the athletes of the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
  • Apart from wresting, he also works in Indian Railways as an Assistant Commercial Manager.
  • In 2015, he co-judged the famous reality TV show MTV Roadies.
  • In an interview, he talked about his diet and fitness regime in which he said that he used to intake lots of white Makhan during his training in the initial days.