Amrish Kumar

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Amrish Kumar Adhana
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Born (1973-07-02) 2 July 1973 (age 47)
Children2 (1 son )(1 daughter )
EducationBachelor of Arts NIS QUALIFIED
Awards1 ) Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card
2 ) Laxman Awardee
Military service
AllegianceIndia
Branch/serviceIndia
Years of service1990-2020
Unit15 Jat Regiment
Amrish Kumar
Personal information
Years activeExperience:8 years(Athlete) & 20+ years(Coach)
Sport
SportSport of athletics
PositionSouth Asian Games 1999, Kathmandu Nepal
Event(s)3000m steeplechase, 3000m, 5000m, 10000m, Cross Country, Half Marathon, Marathon

Captain Amrish Kumar Adhana (born 2 July 1973) is an Indian Long and Middle distance former runner. Also He is Chief Coach of Indian Army Athletics. A Laxman Awardee by Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Sri Yogi Adityanath in 2018 and Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card by General Bipin Rawat-2019. He's an influential personality having a Youtube Channel with name Amrish Adhana. He is India's Best Athletic Coach.[1]

Amrish himself a Gold Medalist at South Asian Games, Kathmandu Nepal 1999 in 3000 metres steeplechase. He has represented India in more than 15 International Athletic Championships around the world. Presently, He's been training athletes for the last 20+ years and produced many athletes who are representing India at National and International level like - Olympic Games, World Athletics Championships, Asian Games, South Asian Games, Military World Games etc.

He's coach of Avinash Sable, Olympic_Games|Olympic Games Qualified in 3000 metres steeplechase for 2020Tokyo Olympic[2]. Under his training Avinash becoming a First Indian man to qualify for the 3000m steeplechase and sealed a Olympic bearth by clocking a time of 8:21.37 at 2019_World_Athletics_Championships|IAAF World Athletics Championships, Doha[3][4].

Early life

Amrish Kumar was born on 2 July 1973 in a small village Lodipur Chhapka of Garhmukteshwar|Garhmukateshwar, district Ghaziabad now Hapur, Uttar Pradesh. He belongs to a farmer family of Mr Ridku Singh Mahashay and Mrs Nabab Kaur. He completed his primary education in the village. After completing his 10th, Amrish got selected in Indian_Army|Army Jat_Regiment|Jat Regiment Centre in Bareilly as a normal Soldier. He completed his army training and got posted in Jammu_and_Kashmir_(union_territory)|Punch in J&K with 15 Jat regiment in May 1991.

After a year of service, on the advice of Havildar Ranveer Singh Malik(services player of his unit) Amrish started sports and took athletics as a career. Amrish got selected in the army team in May 1992 and services team in November 1992.

  • He got his first Gold Medal in National Cross Country March 1993.
  • 1994 he participated in World_Athletics_Cross_Country_Championships|World Cross Country at Hungary
  • 1995 he got injured during running
  • 1997 he was 4th in Asian_Cross_Country_Championships|Asian cross country Japan
  • 1997 participated in World_Athletics_Cross_Country_Championships|World Cross Country at Italy
  • 1997 got Gold Medal in South_Asian_Games|SAF International Athletics Meet in Delhi in 3000 m steeplechase
  • 1999 got Gold Medal in 3000 m steeplechase in South_Asian_Games|8th South Asian games in Nepal
  • 2000 left Track_and_field|athletics after participating in his last World Cross Country Championships, Portugal.

Sports Career Achievement

As PLAYER (1992-2000)

    * 1993 1st National Gold Medal
    * 1994 Represented India at World Championship, Budapest, Hungary
    * Represented India at 12 International competitions winning - 2 Gold and 1 Silver. 
INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
SR NO CHAMPIONSHIP VENUE EVENT YEAR MEDAL
1. SAF International Athletics Meet Delhi 3000M S/C 1997 Gold
2. Europe Open Track London 5000M 1997 Silver
3. 8th South Asian Games Nepal 3000M S/C 1999 Gold
    * At National Level - 10 Gold, 4 Silver, 1 Bronze
    * At Services level - 12 Gold,  1 Silver

As COACH(From 2000-till now)

After a successful sports career, Amrish got a degree in sports from National Institute of Sports, Patiala in 2003. Amrish was coach of Army from 2003 to 2019 and Chief Coach of Army Athletics Team from 2008 to 2019. From 2017, he has been Athletic Coach at Indian Athletics Team(India Camp)[5] and preparing Indian Team for 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Under him Avinash Sable|Avinash Sable(1st Indian to qualify for Olympics in 3000m steeplechase)[6] and Manjit Singh(1st Indian to win medal after 36 years, won gold at Asian_Games|18th Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia)[7].

INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
SR NO NAME EVENT TIME LEVEL MEDAL(position)
1. Manjit Singh 800 m 1:46.15s 18th Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia 18th Aug-2nd Sep,2018 Gold
2. Manjit Singh 1500 m 3:46.57s 18th Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia 18th Aug-2nd Sep,2018 4th Place
3. Shankar Lal Swami 3000 m s/c 8:43.43s 18th Asian Games,Jakarta, Indonesia,18th Aug-2nd Sep,2018 8th Place
4. Avinash Sable 3000 m s/c 8:30.19s 23rd Asian Athletics Championship, 2019 (Doha, Qatar)21-24 April Silver
5. Parul Chaudhary 5000 m 15:36.03s 23rd Asian Athletics Championship, 2019 (Doha, Qatar)21-24 April Bronze
6. Avinash Sable 3000 m s/c 8:21.37s World Athletic Championship, 2019 (Doha, Qatar) 27th Sep-6th Oct 2019 (1st Indian to Reach Final in this Event) 13th Position
7. Avinash Sable 3000 m s/c 8:21.37s World Athletic Championship, 2019 (Doha, Qatar) 27th Sep-6th Oct 2019 (1st Indian Athlete to Qualified for Olympics in this event) Qualified
Performance as coach at National Camp - 2018
  Achieving 1 Gold, 6 Silver, 3 Bronze
Performance as coach at National Camp - 2019
  Achieving 10 Gold, 4 Silver, 1 Bronze

As Chief Coach

Performance from 2010 to 2018 by giving 10 Gold and 1 Silver at National Championships.

Special Achievements

Under his training, his Athlete in recent years have achieved milestones like-

1. Manjit Singh(800 metres|800 m) produced Gold at 2018_Asian_Games|Asian Games 2018 JJakarta, Indonesia [8]
2. Avinash Sable(3000 metres steeplechase|3000m s/c) has been Qualified for 2020_Summer_Olympics|Tokyo Olympics 2021[9].
3. Avinash Sable(3000 metres steeplechase|3000m s/c) has been a National record holder and broken the 3000m s/c national record 5 times. He has been Qualified for Tokyo Olympics 2020. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avinash_Sable
4. Surendra Singh holds National Record of 3000 metres|3000m & 10000 meters|10000m. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surendra_Singh_(athlete)
5. Avinash Sable created a new national Record for Half Marathon held at Delhi on 29th Nov 2020 at Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 21km.
6. Avinash Sable broke (3000 metres steeplechase|3000m s/c) National record for the 5th time, clocking 8:20.20s under training of Amrish Kumar. [10]

Awards and recognition

  • A Laxman Awardee by Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Sri Yogi Adityanath in 2018.
  • Army Staff Commendation Card by General Bipin Rawat-2019.
  • Youtube Channel Amrish Adhana.

References

  1. https://indianathletics.in/coaches-profiles/
  2. https://www.olympic.org/all-information-about-the-olympic-games-tokyo-2020-and-covid-19
  3. {{cite wepage | title = sealed a Olympic bearth | https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/stories/news/detail/india-athletics-championships-day-eight/
  4. "India's Avinash Sable qualifies for Tokyo Olympics after smashing 3000m steeplechase national record for second time". The Hindu. 5 October 2019. Retrieved 5 October 2019.
  5. https://indianathletics.in/coaches-profiles/
  6. "India's Avinash Sable qualifies for Tokyo Olympics after smashing 3000m steeplechase national record for second time". The Hindu. 5 October 2019. Retrieved 5 October 2019.
  7. "Asian Games: Unheralded Manjit's unexpected gold steals the show after Sindhu's silver". The Times of India (TOI). Press Trust of India (PTI). 28 August 2018. Archived from the original on 28 August 2018. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manjit_Singh_(runner)
  9. https://indianexpress.com/article/sports/sport-others/avinash-sable-qualifies-for-tokyo-olympics-new-national-record-athletics-world-championship-300m-steeplechase-final-6054193/
  10. https://indianexpress.com/article/sports/sport-others/avinash-sable-steeplechaser-fifth-national-record-7233141/

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