Vivek Mishra

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Vivek Mishra
— Gymnast —
Full name Vivek Mishra
Country represented India
Born (1986-09-08) 8 September 1986 (age 27)[1]
Hometown Allahabad

Vivek Mishra (born 8 September 1986) is an Indian gymnast from Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He has represented India in such international competitions as the 2006 Commonwealth Games[1] and the 2006 Asian Games.[2] He was one of five gymnasts from Allahabad named to the gymnastics team for the 2010 Commonwealth Games[3] but was unable to compete because of a spine bone fracture.[4]

Mishra was honoured with a 2008-09 Laxman award for his athletic achievements at the national and international level.[4] Award winners receive a bronze statue, a scroll, and a cash award of 50,000 rupees.[4]

Vivek is professionally a gymnast who has represented India at many international events and levels. Vivek has also been nominated for Laxman award for the year 2009-2010.


  1. ^ a b "M2006 > Athletes > Display". 2006-03-26. Retrieved 2013-10-23. 
  2. ^ "15th Asian Games Doha Qatar 2006 Artistic Gymnastics". Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  3. ^ "Five Allahabad gymnasts in CWG squad". Times of India. 9 June 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c Laxman, Rani Laxmi Bai awards given away, The Indian Express, 10 September 2011. Retrieved 22 October 2013.