|Full Name||Ashish Kumar|
|Discipline||Men's Artistic Gymnastics|
|Level||Senior International Elite|
|Known For||"Won India's first-ever medals in gymnastics, in 2010 Commonwealth Games"|
|Born||26 November 1990||Age||26|
|Nickname||-||Hometown||Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh|
|College team||Team Futuramic||Club||Ministry of Road Transport & Highways|
Education and Family
|Head Coach||Vladimir Chertkov||Assistant coach||Praveen Sharma|
Ashish Kumar's Career
Ashish Kumar first participated at the 2006 Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championships staged in Surat, India. where he won the bronze medal on the Floor Exercise, which was India's first major international medal in the history of artistic gymnastics. Kumar also competed at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar where He finished 18th in the individual all-around, the only final he qualified for.
At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, he first won a bronze medal in the floor exercise and later a silver medal on vault, where the gold went to Luke Folwell of England, while Ian Galvan of Canada won the bronze medal.
At 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, Ashish won the bronze medal in the Men's Gymnastics event, floor exercise. As of 2017, which remains India's only medal in gymnastics at the Asian Games.
At the South Central Asian Gymnastics Championships in Dhaka in December 2011, Kumar won four gold medals, in the individual all-around, floor exercise, vault and high bar events, while in 2014 Asian Games, he even failed to qualify for the floor finals at the event, as he finished 12th in the individual all-around.
Achievements and Awards
- 2006 Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Surat, India - Bronze medal (Floor Exercise)
- 2010 Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India - Bronze medal (Floor Exercise)
- 2010 Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India - Silver Medal (Vault)
- 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China - Bronze medal (Floor Exercise)
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