|Height||4 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||July 20, 1980|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Vinod Kumar is an Indian discus thrower and Paralympian who rose to fame after taking part in the men’s discus throw at the 2020 Paralympics and won bronze. However, his medal was later revoked after it was found that he was not eligible to participate in the event.
Rohtak, Haryana, India
Athlete, Discus Thrower
4 ft 6 in or 137 cm
While standing, his height would be 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm.
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Thick eyebrows
- Snub nose
Vinod Kumar Facts
- He was raised in Rohtak, Haryana.
- Vinod’s father fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
- In the past, Vinod joined the Border Security Force. However, he was forced to quit his service after suffering from a leg injury after falling off a cliff in Leh during his training.
- During the 2020 Paralympics, Vinod won a bronze medal but was later disqualified as he was not eligible to participate in the event.
Featured Image By Tokyo Olympics / Wikimedia