Indian @Rio Olympic 2016: Sajan Prakash

Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi.

Sajan Prakash was born in Idukki, Kerala, India. He is an Indian swimmer. He competed in the men’s 50 m, 100 m and 200 m Freestyle swimming, butterfly and relay events at the 2015 National Olympics in Kerala. He created history on 8 February 2015 by winning 6 gold and 3 Silver medals in Indian National Games, held at Trivandrum, Kerala. He was called as Indian Michael Phelps.

Personal Life:

Sajan Prakash who hails from Vazhathoppu, Idukki District of Kerala State is working with Indian Railways, Bangalore. His mother Shantymol is an ex Indian athlete and has represented country in several international events. He has completed his graduation in computer science and pursuing MCA from Annamalai University as open course.


National record holder in 200 Meter butterfly and 1500 Meter freestyle events.

35th India National Games, Kerala 2015

  • 100 Meter Butterfly – Gold
  • 200 Meter Butterfly – Gold
  • 200 Meter Free Style – Silver
  • 400 Meter Free Style – Gold
  • 800 Meter Free Style – Gold
  • 1500 Meter Free Style – Gold
  • 4×100 Meter Relay Free Style – Gold
  • 4×100 Meter Relay Medley – Silver

68th India National Aquatic Championship, Kolkata 2014

  • 1500 Meter Free Style – Gold

Commonwealth Games, 2014 Glasgow, Scotland

  • 100 Meter Butterfly – Fails to qualify for Semi Final


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