Vivek Mishra

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Vivek Mishra
— Gymnast —
Vivek Mishra France
Personal information
Full name Vivek Mishra
Country represented India
Born (1986-09-08) 8 September 1986 (age 29)[1]
Allahabad
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 shin bone fracture.[4]

Vivek Mishra practicing on Parallel Bars.

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 Mishra at practice in Pune, 2010.

Vivek is professionally a gymnast who has represented India at many international events including Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Senior Asian Championship, World Cup, etc. He is well known for his superb execution in the sport and his clean routines on Floor Exercises.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "M2006 > Athletes > Display". Melbourne2006.com.au. 2006-03-26. Retrieved 2013-10-23. 
  2. ^ "15th Asian Games Doha Qatar 2006 Artistic Gymnastics". Gymnasticsresults.com. 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.