Varun Thakkar Biography:
Varun Thakkar is an Indian Sailor and He was born on Friday, February 10, 1995, in Tamil Nadu, India. His father Ashok is the president of the Tamil Nadu Sailing Association and his mother Nandita Thakkar is a Doctor.
Since his school days, he was trained at Tamil Nadu Sailing Academy. Varun performed well and won medals at the national level in Sailing.
Varun got his first break in 2010 at when he ended in the second position in the 29er event at the India International Regatta. In 2011, in July, Varun won the Silver medal at the Laser Inland National Sailing Championship.
Varun then won the bronze medal in the 29er class at the 15th Asian Sailing Championship. In 2017, Varun won the Gold medal at the 17th Asian Sailing Championship. In the following year, Varun won the Bronze medal at Asian Games 2018, along with KC Ganapathy.
Varun next won the Silver medal at the 49ER Asian Championship 2019, along with KC Ganapathy. In 2021, The duo won the Gold medal at the MUSSANAH Open Championship and qualified for their debut Olympics at Tokyo.
He and KC Ganapathy hails from Tamil Nadu and trained at Tamil Nadu Sailing Academy. Initially, both Varun and Ganapathy are competitors during their Junior days. The duo decided to join forces in 2011 and the rest is history.
Varun Thakkar All Wiki Biography:
|Varun Ashok Thakkar
|Date of Birth
|February 10, 1995 (Friday)
|Age (as in 2020)
|Tamil Nadu, India
|Tamil Nadu, India
Varun Thakkar Achievements:
- Laser Inland National Sailing Championship 2011: Silver Medal
- 29er 15th Asian Sailing Championship 2012: Bronze Medal
- 17th Asian Sailing Championship 2017: Gold medal
- Asian Games 2018: Bronze medal
- 49ER Asian Championship 2019: Silver medal
- MUSSANAH Open Championship 2021: Gold medal
Physical Stats & More
|174 cm (in Centimeters)
1.74 m (in meters)
5’7” (in feet inches)
|Father: Ashok Thakkar
Mother: Not Known