94 kg Indian National Record Holder
An Indian Air Force personal, Vikas Thakur, has been part of Punjab, Services and Air Force.
Vikas, one of India’s senior weightlifter, hails from a Patnoun panchayat of Himachal Pradesh. He started with weightlifting when he was 9 years old. Vikas’s father was the inspiration behind choosing sports as a career.
Vikas is representing India since 2011. His medal list is getting long and long with improved performance. In 2017 World Championships he created 3 national records in 94 kg. He also holds the National Games record in 85 kg category.
Commonwealth Games is one of the platforms every athlete dream for. In 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games he won Silver medal for India in 85 kg category.
In spare time Vikas likes to listen to Punjabi Music. Athletics and Wrestling are the other sports he like and follow, particularly, Usain Bolt.
|Commonwealth Championships||Commonwealth Championships||Commonwealth Games|
|Pune 2015||Penang 2013||Gold Coast 2018|
|Commonwealth Junior Championships||Commonwealth Junior Championships||Commonwealth Championships|
|Apia 2012||Cape Town 2011||Gold Coast 2017|
|Penang 2013||Commonwealth Games|
|Asian Junior Championships|
|3||2017||Commonwealth Championships||94 kg||93.56||150||190||340|
|8||2016||Asian Championships||85 kg||84.8||150||185||335|
|1||2015||Commonwealth Championships||85 kg||84.31||152||183||335|
|9||2015||Asian Championships||85 kg||84.8||148||182||330|
|35||2014||IWF World Championships||85 kg||84.48||145||177||322|
|7||2014||Asian Games||85 kg||84.72||148||179||327|
|2||2014||Commonwealth Games||85 kg||84.11||150||183||333|
|2||2013||Commonwealth Championships||85 kg||84.28||150||172||322|
|1||2013||Commonwealth Junior Championships||85 kg||84.28||150||172||322|
|2||2013||Asian Junior Championships||85 kg||83.96||142||180||322|
|6||2013||IWF Junior World Championships||85 kg||83.64||142||175||317|
|1||2012||Commonwealth Junior Championships||77 kg||76.5||130||156||286|
|2||2011||Commonwealth Junior Championships||77 kg||76.58||120||156||276|
|2||2011||Asian Junior Championships||77 kg||76.4||133||151||284|