Sumit Antil (Paralympics): Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Disability, Net Worth

Sumit Antil (Paralympics): Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Disability, Net Worth, and details: Sumit is an Indian professional javelin thrower. He is also a Paralympic who has registered himself as a gold medal winner in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. Sumit has made a record by winning a gold medal in the Men’s Javelin Throw F64 Category. The event began on the 27th of August and will continue till the 4th of September 2021. Sumit participates in the F64 Category of Paralympics because he has a prosthetic leg. The javelin thrower lost his leg below the left knee due to an accident in the year 2015. Read the article below to get familiar with the Paralympian Sumit Antil and know his personal life details.

Sumit Antil

Sumit Antil Life and Education

He was born on the 6th of July in 1998. Currently, he is 23 years of age as of August 2021. Even at such a young age, Sumit has created a record that often takes a lifetime to achieve. Being a gold medalist at the age of 23 is an achievement not many people are able to accomplish. He was born in the Khewda village of Haryana. Sumit holds Indian nationality and belongs to the Jatt caste. The disability due to which Sumit had to participate in Paralympics and not Olympics was his prosthetic leg. He had to undergo a leg amputation after he suffered a motorbike accident in 2015.

Talking about his educational background, Sumit was pursuing his B.Com when he was introduced to the Para Athletics. He was enrolled in Ramjas College in Delhi University which is considered to be among the best colleges in India. Sumit is equally talented mentally as he is physically.

Sumit Antil

Sumit Antil Career

Antil started his training in 2017. He was coached by Nitin Jaiswal in Delhi. Due to the impeccable skills and techniques that he learned, he participated in several national and international events and marked his presence with amazing performances. Seeing the potential in a boy of young age, GoSports Foundation inducted him into the Para Championship Program in 2019. Since then, Sumit has only gotten better.

In the same year, he participated in  World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Italy where he won the Silver Medal and broke the record in the F64 Category. He made his country proud when he bagged the gold medal in the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo.

Sumit Antil Personal Life

Talking about his parents and siblings, Sumit lost his father Ram Kumar Antil at a very young age when he was 7 years old. Her mother Nirmala Devi has been very supportive in his journey of winning a gold medal. Sumit also has an elder sister named Kiran. Regarding his marital status and dating affairs, Sumit has chosen to remain silent. It is not known if he is dating anyone as of now. However, it is known that Sumit is not married. He must have a plan to carry his career forward with grace.

After he won the gold medal and made his country proud, the state govt of Haryana announced a cash prize of 6 crores for the Paralympian. Additionally, he will get a govt job to carry himself and be financially stable.

Here is the full bio of Sumit Antil, his profession, disability, marital status, girlfriend, wife, career, age, job, birthday, height, weight, zodiac sign, gender, nationality, ethnicity, father, mother, education, university, college, degree, net worth, hometown, birthplace, income sources, parents, and details.

Full NameSumit Antil
Height6 ft 2 inches
1.8 m
Birthday6 July 1988
Age23 Years
ProfessionJavelin Thrower
ParentsRam Kumar Antil
Nirmala Devi
EducationRamjas College
Relationship StatusNot Known
Weight75 kg
150 lbs
Net WorthUnder Review

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Sumit

  • His father Ram Kumar Antil was in the Air Force.
  • He had a dream of joining the Army but the fatal accident he suffered shattered the dream.
  • Sumit threw 68.55 meters in the finals.
  • He brought the second gold medal in the Paralympics for India after Avani Lekhara.

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