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Vikas Gowda Biography & Latest News

Vikas Gowda Biography

One of the best athletes to have emerged out of the country, Vikas Goda first burst onto the scene at the World Junior Championships where he finished 8th and three years later won the silver medal at the Asian Championships in Incheon, which gave a serious kick-start to his career. After a lull few years,Gowda made a roaring comeback at the Asian Games in Guangzhou in 2010, winning the bronze medal and then backed that with a silver medal each at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Championships. After yet another low phase, he made another comeback, this time in Pune at the Asian Athletics Championships, where he won the Gold and then a year later, won his second Commonwealth Games medal in Glasgow, this time, a Gold and then won his second Asian Games silver at Incheon a few months later. He successfully defended his Asian Championships Gold in Wuhan last year and will now look to win his maiden Olympic medal at Rio in a few months time.

Vikas Gowda Latest News & Articles

Preview: Asian Athletics Championships set to kick off in Bhubaneshwar
Preview: Asian Athletics Championships set to kick off in Bhubaneshwar
The AAC begins on Thursday with an opening ceremony at Bhubaneshwar.
Virat Kohli and Dipa Karmakar to receive Padma Shri this year
Virat Kohli and Dipa Karmakar to receive Padma Shri this year
Sakshi Malik, Vikas Gowda and PR Sreejesh are the other recipients of the award.
Rio Olympics 2016, Athletics: India's Vikas Gowda fails to make final cut in discus throw
Rio Olympics 2016, Athletics: India's Vikas Gowda fails to make final cut in discus throw
Coming off a shoulder injury, Gowda failed to satisfy the qualification criteria to reach the final
5 Indian athletes whose strength will be crucial to their medal hopes
5 Indian athletes whose strength will be crucial to their medal hopes
A look at Indian athletes whose strength, both mental and physical, will be crucial to their medal hopes
Rio Olympics 2016: Ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda suffers 'minor' shoulder injury
Rio Olympics 2016: Ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda suffers 'minor' shoulder injury
The men's discus throw event of Rio Olympics is scheduled on 12 August.
Know your Indian Olympian: Vikas Gowda- India's ace discus thrower
Know your Indian Olympian: Vikas Gowda- India's ace discus thrower
Here's all you need to know about India's marquee discus thrower, Vikas Gowda
Vikas Gowda qualifies for the Rio Olympics
Vikas Gowda qualifies for the Rio Olympics
Vikas Gowda has had a good 2015 so far.
Ranchi to host the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship in 2017
Ranchi to host the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship in 2017
Details about Ranchi playing host to the Asian Athletics Championships in 2017.
10 sports other than cricket India has excelled in
10 sports other than cricket India has excelled in
For a country whose intense passion for cricket take center stage and every moment of success is celebrated with pomp and joy all over our country, th ...
IAAF Championships: Silver lining at the end of disappointment for India
IAAF Championships: Silver lining at the end of disappointment for India
Although India did not live up to their full potential at the 2015 IAAF World Championships, their performance could mean positive news for Rio 2016.
Vikas Gowda eliminated from the Discus throw final at the IAAF World Championships
Vikas Gowda eliminated from the Discus throw final at the IAAF World Championships
Vikas Gowda eliminated.
Vikas Gowda enters the Discus Throw final at the IAAF World Championships
Vikas Gowda enters the Discus Throw final at the IAAF World Championships
Gowda finished 7th.
Inderjeet Singh enters the final of the World Championships
Inderjeet Singh enters the final of the World Championships
Inderjeet joins Anju Bobby George and Vikas Gowda.
2015 World Athletics Championships - How many medals can India bag?
2015 World Athletics Championships - How many medals can India bag?
A look ahead to the IAAF World Championships that begins in Beijing on Saturday.
Top 5 Indian track and field athletes of all time
Top 5 Indian track and field athletes of all time
A look at the Top Indian track-and-field athletes of all time.
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