Srihari Nataraj Biography:
Srihari Nataraj is an Indian Swimmer and He represents India in Laser Standard and Radical events. He was born on Tuesday, January 16, 2001, in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
In 2015, He made his international debut at the Asian Age Group Swimming Championships and finished 8th in 200m Medley and 6th in 100m Backstroke and 200m Backstroke. Two years later, Srihari won his first national Gold medal in 100m Backstroke by clocking 57.33s at the National Junior Aquatic Championships 2017.
In 2018, Srihari won gold medals and set the national records in each event in 100m Backstroke, 50m Backstroke, 200m Backstroke, and 200m Freestyle at the National Junior Aquatic Championships in Pune.
Later that year, Srihari set the national record in 100m Backstroke by clocking 56.71 seconds in the heats at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. In the same year, he shattered national records in 200m Backstroke, 50m Backstroke, 100m Backstroke, and 4×100 Medley Relay team at the Jakarta Asian Games.
In 2019, he won 7 Gold medals in 200m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke, 200m Backstroke, 50m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle, 4x100m Medley Relay, and 4×100 Freestyle at the Khelo India Youth Games.
All Wiki Biography:
|Real Name||Srihari Nataraj|
|Coach/Mentor (s)||AC Jayarajan|
|Date of Birth||January 16, 2001 (Tuesday)|
|Age (as in 2021)||20 Years|
|Birth Place||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Hometown||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|School||Delhi Public School, Bangalore|
Jain Heritage School, Bangalore
|College||Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, Bangalore|
|Education Qualifications||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Watching movies|
He then bagged his first International Gold medal with his 4x100m Freestyle Relay team at the Asian Age Group Swimming Championships. He then won 2 Gold medals while shattering his own national record in 200m Backstroke (2:02.29s) and 100m Backstroke (55.63s) at the 73rd Senior National Aquatic Championships.
In 2021, He won 2 gold medals and broke his national record in 100m Backstroke (54.07s) and 50m Backstroke (25.11s) at the Uzbekistan Open Aquatic Championships. Later that year, He achieved ‘A’ Olympic qualification time in 100m Backstroke for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at the Settecolli Swim Meet in Rome, Italy.
Physical Stats & More
|Height (Approx)||187 cm (in Centimeters) |
1.87 m (in meters)
6’ 1” (in feet inches)
|Weight (Approx)||80 kg (in kilograms)|
176 lbs (in pounds)
|Parents||Father: Nataraj Venkataraman|
|Siblings||Brother: Balaji Nataraj|