Kc Ganapathy Biography:
Kc Ganapathy is an Indian Sailor and He was born on Saturday, November 18, 1995, in Tamil Nadu, India. His father Kelapanda Deepak Chengappa (late) and his mother Reshma Chengappa is a businesswoman, she runs a furniture business in Chennai.
At a very young age of six, he was interested in Sailing. He began training in Sailing at Tamil Nadi Sailing academy and to purses his career in sailing, he even quit school. Later, he joined an open school to complete his education.
At the age of 11, he won his first Gold medal in the U-12 National Sailing Championship 2006. He then won the Bronze medal in the Optimist at the YAI Combined Class Regatta 2009 (Boys).
In 2011, he joined along with Varun Thakkar (his siling partner). They know each other since a young age and they used to compete before joining together.
In 2018, Ganapathy and his partner Varun Thakkar won the Gold medal in the 49er event at the Asian Sailing Championship. The duo then won their first senior national title in 49er at the YAI Senior National Sailing Championship.
In 2021, The duo won the Gold medal at the MUSSANAH Open Championship and qualified for their debut Olympics at Tokyo.
Kc Ganapathy All Wiki Biography:
|Full Name||Kelapanda Chengappa Ganapathy|
|Date of Birth||July 6, 1995 (Thursday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|College||Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Odisha|
Kc Ganapathy Achievements:
- U-12 National Sailing Championship 2006: Gold Medal
- YAI Combined Class Regatta (Boys) 2009: Bronze Medal
- 29er Inland National Championship 2014: Gold Medal
- Asian Games 2018: Bronze Medal
- 49ER Asian Championship 2019: Silver Medal
- MUSSANAH Open Championship 2021: Gold Medal
Physical Stats & More
|Height||174 cm (in Centimeters) |
1.74 m (in meters)
5’7” (in feet inches)
|Parents||Father: Late Kelapanda Deepak Chengappa|
Mother: Reshma Chengappa