Biography of Indian athlete Vikas Gowda, Olympics 2012 contestant

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Vikas Gowda, who qualifies for the London Olympics 2012. will be representing India in Men's discus throw. Athletics at the Games of the XXX Olympiad will be held at the Olympic Stadium. from 3 August 2012- 12 August 2012. From this Vikas Gowda wiki biodata, you can get more information regarding him.Vikas Gowda

Personal information of Vikas Gowda

  • Date of birth of Vikas Gowda: 5 July 1983
  • Present age of Vikas Gowda: 28
  • Place of birth of Vikas Gowda: Mysore, Karnataka state, India
  • City of residence: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Vikas Gowda height: 2.06m
  • Vikas Gowda weight: 110kg
  • Employment: Private Math Tutor
  • Education: Master in Maths from North Carolina State University
  • Vikas Gowda coach: John Godina
  • Favorite holiday destination: Hawaii
  • Favorite sportsperson: Michael Jordan
  • Favorite dish: Lasagna
  • Favorite actor: Tom Hanks
You can contact Vikas Gowda in the following residential address.
Vikas Gowda
c/o Shiv Gowda,
PNC Bank, Urbana Branch,
8902, Frederick, MD 21704

Vikas Gowda biography

Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda was born in Mysore, Karnataka state, India, but grown up in USA. His first coach was his father Shive Gowda. Winning the NCAA championship is considered to be one of his best moments. He made medal winning performances at the commonwealth as well as Asian games. Vikas is considered to be the first Indian male athlete to reach the world championship finals. His current coach John Godina is a 3 time world champion and a 2 time Olympic medalist. Now his goal is to do well at the upcoming London Olympics. and is working hard for it. He believes that his performance has improved his confidence to do well at the Olympics. What he said is actually correct. If you take a glance at the athletic career of Vikas Gowda, you will be able to understand it.

Athletic career of Vikas Gowda

  • 2005 - Silver medalist, Discus throw at the Asian Championships
  • 2006- 6th in discus throw at the Asian games
  • 2006- 5th in shot put and 6th in discus throw at the commonwealth games, Indian national record holder in discus throw
  • 2010- Gold medalist, Asian All Star Athletics meet, New Delhi
  • 2010- Silver medalist, Asian Athletics Championship, Incheon
  • 2010- Silver medalist, Commonwealth games, New Delhi
  • 2010- Bronze medalist, Asian games, China
  • 2011- Silver medalist, 19th Asian Championships Kobe
  • 2011- 7th place IAAF World Championships Daegu
  • 2012- National record holder(66.28m)

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