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Ankur Dhama

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Ankur Dhama
Personal information
Birth nameAnkur Dhama[1]
Born (1994-07-07) 7 July 1994 (age 26)
Khekera,Uttar Pradesh India
SportTrack & Field
Coached bySatyapal Singh
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finalsT-11

Ankur Dhama is a Track & Field Para Athlete who Represents India in the Men's 800m,1500m &5000m event. He has won 2 Bronze medals in the 5000m & 1500m and a Silver medal in the 800m event at the Asian Para Games 2014. He is supported by the GoSports Foundation through the Para Champions Programme.


He competed at the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016.[2]. He trains at the Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.[3]


Asian Para Games

Year Venue Event Timing Result
2014 Singapore 800m 2:09s Silver
2014 Singapore 1500m 4:23s Bronze
2014 Singapore 5000m 16:42.09s Bronze

Rio Paralympics

Year Venue Event Timing Result
2016 Rio de Janerio 1500m 4:37.61s Represented


  1. 1.0 1.1 https://www.paralympic.org/athletes/biographies
  2. "Meet Blind Athlete Ankur Dhama, One of India's Foremost Medal Hopes at the Rio Paralympics". 29 August 2016.
  3. "Ankur Dhama". www.indusind.com.

External Links[edit]

  1. https://www.firstpost.com/sports/rio-paralympics-2016-ankur-dhama-bows-out-despite-finishing-second-in-heats-3000122.html
  2. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/athletics/Rio-Paralympics-Ankur-Dhama-Indias-first-blind-athlete/articleshow/54031009.cms

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