Participants

Arokia RAJIV

Arokia RAJIV
    Athletics
Birth Date:  22 May 1991
Place of Birth:  Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu
Country of birth:  IND
Age:  26
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  176
Weight (Kg):  58

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's 4 x 400m Relay DNF

Arokia RAJIV - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 13 Apr 12:15
Men's 4 x 400m Relay Round 1 - Heat 2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 17:07
Gold Medal Event Men's 4 x 400m Relay Final
Finished

Legend

DNF: Did not finish

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 4 x 400m Relay DSQ r1h3

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 4 x 400m Relay DSQ r1h2

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's 4 x 400m Relay 5r1h1 3:02.80

Occupation: Armed forces, athlete (newindianexpress.com, 30 Aug 2017)
Education: Arts at Saint Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli, India
Languages spoken: English, Malayalam
Coach: PERSONAL: Mohammed KUNHI (IND) (thehindu.com, 10 Jul 2016)
Additional information

BATTLE
Suffered from low haemoglobin levels and malfunctioning liver. "During the Asian championships, my timings were getting affected due to my health. But now I have got a lot better." (timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 27 Jul 2017)


NO SHOES
Began running without shoes, then borrowed spikes from a friend when he competed at state level. (indianexpress.com, 1 Aug 2016)


NATIONAL RECORD
Broke 12-year national record when he ran 45.47 in 2016. (indianexpress.com, 1 Aug 2016)


BIG PRIZE
Received prestigious Arjuna Award (for outstanding contribution in athletics) from the Indian Government. (newindianexpress.com, 30 Aug 2017)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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