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Akash Aradhya

India

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTIND11602199301
NOCIndia
Born16 Feb 1993 in Mysore 
GenderMen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Hindi, Kannada
Higher educationCommerce - D Banumaiah's College of Commerce & Arts: Mysore, IND
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 1:02.397 09 Jan 2010 Taipei  
    1000m 2:26.511 09 Jan 2010 Taipei Bali  
    1500m 3:03.436 07 Nov 2013 Turin  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/akasharadhya  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe considers inline skating to be his main sport, but was drawn to short track because of a dream to represent India at the Olympic Winter Games.  
Name of coachK Shrikantha Reo; Avadhut Tawada [national]  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began inline skating at age three. He first tried short track in the eighth grade of high school.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents, and his late coach [who was the elder brother of coach K Shrikantha Reo]. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Hero / IdolJamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
InjuriesIn 2010 he broke his left hip in a fall at the national inline marathon championships in India. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)

In 2008 he needed surgery on his right elbow due to internal bleeding caused by a fall. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)
 
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting in inline skating at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, and representing India for the first time in short track. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Other sportsHe has represented India in inline skating. He finished 35th in the 500m road sprint at the 2013 World Championships in Ostend, Belgium. (SportsDeskOnline, 29 Oct 2015; Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Be your own hero." (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall55  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m30  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m34  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m41  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m50  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m50  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m51  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m98  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m98  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m100  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m112  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m132