Sundar Singh Gurjar Net worth, Bio, Career achievements, Coach, Parents and more
Sundar Singh Gurjar
|Sundar Singh Gurjar
|Paralympic Track and Field Athlete
Indian Paralympic javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar is all set to clinch his first Paralympic medal at the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics. The top thrower competes in the F-46 category.
Gurjar used to compete in the general category up until 2015 when a freak accident forced the amputation of his wrist. However, he was quick to jump from this terrible situation. Gurjar emerged as a top medal contender for India after qualifying for the Rio Paralympics.
At the 9th FAZAA IPC Athletics Grand Prix, he bagged three gold medals in three events of javelin throw, discus throw, and shot put. He won the gold at the 2017 London IPC World Championships. And the javelin thrower has proved his mettle yet again with some marvelous performances.
Sundar Singh Gurjar Net Worth
Sundar Singh Gurjar is one of the best Paralympic javelin throwers in India. His exact net worth estimates are not available. However, as per Celebswiki, it is estimated that his net worth is around $1 million.
Sundar Singh Gurjar Bio
Gurjar was born on 1st January 1996 in the Devlen Village of Hindaun city, District Karauli in Rajasthan. Up until 2015, he competed in the general category however he injured his left palm while placing a tin shade at his friend’s house. The freak accident resulted in the amputation of his left wrist.
Sundar Singh Gurjar Career Achievements
Sundar Singh Gurjar rose to fame after obtaining an ‘A’ qualification mark for the 2016 Rio Paralympics. He emerged as the top medal contender at the coveted tournament. However, a heartbreak awaited the star as he was disqualified for not registering in time. According to him, he was warming up and did not understand when his name was called out.
A deep state of mental peril followed the Rio disappointment. However with his coach’s help, counselling and arranged sessions with motivational speakers, Gurjar got back on track. At the 9th FAAZA IPC Athletics Grand Prix, he bagged gold medals in three events namely javelin throw, discus throw and shot put.
The top athlete did not look back since, grabbing the gold at the 2017 London IPC World Championships. At the 2018 Asian-Para Games, he won a silver medal in javelin throw and a bronze medal in discus throw.
Sundar Singh Gurjar Coach and Parents
Who is Sundar Singh Gurjar’s coach?
Gurjar is coached by Mahavir Prasad Saini and trains at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, India.
Who are Sundar Singh Gurjar’s parents?
He has not revealed any information regarding his parents’ names yet. However, initially he had followed his father and brother into wrestling where he was spotted by Dronacharya awardee R D Singh who directed him to try athletics.