SATHISH KUMAR SIVALINGAM

Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 23rd June 1992
Place of Birth: Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Weight Class: 77kg
Last Updated on: 18th April

Biography

Commonwealth Games Record Holder

Sathish, coming from a middle-class family, won 2011 National Championships. For next 6 years he was national champion before settling for Silver in January 2018 Nationals.

He came in limelight when he created the Commonwealth Games Record in 2014 and won Gold medal for India. Sathish lifted 149 in Snatch and claimed Gold Medal. He was in superb momentum in 2015 Nationals where he created National record lifting 153 Kg in snatch and 187 Kg in clean and jerk 187  (Total 340 Kg).

Injuries has hampered his career time to time but he is still one of the best weightlifters India has created. In 2015 he wass awarded with Arjuna Award. Currently has is getting training at NIS, Patiala under Indian Chief Coach Vijay Sharma, who has been inspiration for Sathish and many Indian weightlifters.

Family: Sathish hailing from Vellore is son of Ex Serviceman and House wife. Sathish’s father currently works at Vellore Institute as watchman. He is the one who inspired him to take weightlifting as a career. Sathish has younger brother currently studying in Chennai.

 

 

Sathish at World Chapionships 2017 | Source : IWF

Career Highlights

Gold Medal
Gold
Commonwealth Championships
Apia 2012
Penang 2013
Pune 2015
Gold Coast 2017
Commonwealth Games
Glasgow 2014
Gold Coast 2018

Statistics

RankYearEventCategoryBWTSnatchCl&JerkTotal
12017Commonwealth Championships77 kg76.98148172320
112016XXXI Olympic Games77 kg76.96148181329
92016Asian Championships77 kg77145172317
---2015IWF World Championships77 kg76.93142---0
12015Commonwealth Championships77 kg76.83150175325
222014IWF World Championships77 kg76.75140177317
12014Commonwealth Games77 kg76.32149179328
12013Commonwealth Championships77 kg76.9142175317
82013Asian Championships77 kg76.65139170309
12012Commonwealth Championships77 kg76.5131166297
82012Asian Championships77 kg76.72139165304
20201036th Men's And 16th Women's Junior World Championships77 kg75.54122155277
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