Sanket Mahadev Sargar
In the era of weightlifting, where strength meets finesse, 21 years old Sanket Mahadev Sargar has marked a star for India in the weightlifting.
Sanket Mahadev Sargar was born on 16th October, 2002, in the city of Kohlapur, located in Maharashtra, India, and his journey to success has been marked by remarkable achievements and a dedication that defies his age.
Representing the Indian men's weight lifting team in the Common Wealth Games held in 2022, Sanket made his mark on the International Stage by winning a silver medal in the 55 kilograms category at the remarkable event.
His rememberable performance of lifting a total of 248 kilograms of metal weights not only secured India's first medal in the tournament but also showcased his immense potential.
Sanket's Journey of breaking records and setting new benchmarks continued at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in 2021, that took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. At this event, he flew to victory by achieving the gold medal and simultaneously setting a new snatch national record of lifting 113 kilograms of mental weights.
This achievement not only showcased his versatility but also underlined his potential to excel on the international stage.
The above mentioned victories, they were not a stroke of luck; it was the culmination of years of hard work and determination. Sanket had already left his mark in Indian Weightlifting Championship even before the coming of Common Wealth Games.
At the Khelo India University Games that took place in 2020, he set a new national record with a clean and jerk lift of 138 kilograms, which made him take a gold medal with pride and cemented his reputation as a rising talent of India.
Medals Won by Sanket Mahadev Sargar
1. Sanket's Gold Medals
Starting from the year 2017, Sanket won a gold medal in 2017 Mahrashtra Junior Weightlifting Championship by lifting the total weight of metal weights of 194 kilograms in the 49 kg weight category that was inclusive of 86 kilograms in snatch and 108 kilograms in clean and jerk game.
Sanket Participation in Khelo India University Games
In the year 2020, Sanket participated in Khelo India University Games that took place in Bhubaneswar and won a gold medal by lifting 244 kilograms of metal weights.
In the year 2020, Sanket participated again in Khelo India University Games that took place in Guwahati and won a gold medal by lifting 239 kilograms of metal weights.
Sanket's participation in IWLF Youth, Junior and Senior National Weight Lifting Championships
In the same year i.e. 2020, Sanket Mahadev Sargar participated in IWLF Youth, Junior and Senior National Weightlifting Championships that took place in Kolkata and won a gold medal by lifting 243 kilograms of metal weights.
In 2021, Sanket again participated in IWLF Youth, Junior and Senior National Weightlifting Championships in Patiala and won a gold medal by lifting 247 kilograms of metal weights.
Sanket's Gold Medal in 2021
In 2021, Sanket Participated in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships that took place in Tashkent and won a gold medal by lifting 55 kilograms in the snatch category with a weight of 113 kilograms. He also made a national record in the same category.
Sanket's Records in 2022
In 2022, Sanket participated in IWLF Youth, Junior and Senior National Weightlifting Championships that took place in Bhubaneswar in the 55 kg category with a remarkable lift of 249 kilograms.
In 2022, Sanket participated in the Singapore International Weightlifting Meet with a grand total of 256 kilograms that was inclusive of 113 kilograms in the Snatch and 143 kilograms in the cleans and jerk category. In the same event, Sanket made a commonwealth and national record, adding a star to his journey.
2. Sanket's Silver Medal
In 2022, Sanket participated in the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. He participated in the 55 kilograms category and won a silver medal by lifting 248 kilograms that was inclusive of 113 in snatch and 135 kilograms in the clean and jerk category.
3. Sanket's Bronze Medal
In 2018, Sanket participated once again in IWLF Youth Nationals that took place in Visakhapatnam. In this event, he participated in the 55 kg category with a total lift of 182 kilograms of metal weights and won a bronze medal.
Physical Appearance of Sanket Mahadev Sargar
Sanket Mahadev has a height of 5 feet 8 inches, standing tall with 40 inches of chest, 34 inches of waist, and 16 inches of bicep. He has black hair and eye color.
Despite coming from a poor background, Sanket made his parents proud by shining their name in front of the whole globe. Sanket's parents run a small "Tea and Paan" Joint in Sangli, located in Maharashtra.
Sanket's Father's name is Mahadev Sargar, who used to give him inspiration of dreaming big. In one of his interviews, his father stated that "I used to tell him (Sanket) that my father used to sell bananas and I sell tea and pakoda. So dream big."
Sanket has one sibling (sister)- Kajol Sargar, who is also a proud weightlifter. Even his sister has won a gold medal at the Khelo India Youth Games that took place in 2002. She fought under 40 kilogram, women's category and made her family proud.
As per the reports of 2022, Kajol is a science student in the well-known Smt. Kasturbai Walchand College, located in Sangli, Maharashtra.
Relationship Status of Sanket
As per the reports of 2022, Sanket Mahadev Sargar is unmarried.
Sanket Mahadev Sargar Social Media Presence
The famous, 21 year old Indian weightlifter has 10.5k followers on Instagram, with 171 following and 70 posts. On this platform, he posts about his achievements and also gives a glimpse of his personal life.
At this platform, he posts videos of his workout and make people aware about the correct way of lifting heavy weights; eventually motivating the youngsters to make themselves fit!
Sanket Mahadev Sargar Education Qualification
After completing his 12th, Sanket went for higher education by attending Shivaji University Kohlapur, located in Maharashtra.
From 2017 to 2021
After knowing Sanket's interest in weightlifting, Mayur Sinhasane, son of famous Nana Sinhasane, started providing his training in the most budget friendly manner.
After his training from Mayur Sinhasane, he joined the Weighlifting Camp in Patiala. But, before joining, Sanket used to help his parents ru the family-owned tea and pakoda stall.
After joining the Weightlifting Camp in Patiala, Sanket came under the training of Vijay Sharam and Mirabai Chanu, who is a silver medalist holder in Olympics.
Sanket Mahadev Sargar's Net Worth
According to the reports of 2022, Sanket has a net worth of 02 Million Dollars. Here is a record of his net worth from 2019 to 2022
According to the sources, he has a monthly salary of 3000 dollars and all his income is generated from his sport; weightlifting. His status of income stands "not verified."
In the realm of weightlifting, where strength of mind and body works together, Sanket Mahadev Sargar has emerged as a shining star for India.
His journey to success has been defined by all his hard work through which he has made various achievements at this young age; making the whole country proud at a global level.
Sanket's rememberable journey began in the year 2017 when he got the gold medal in the Maharashtra Junior Weightlifting Championship by lifting a total of 194 kilograms in the 49 kilograms weight category.
His ascent continued with numerous medals- he won the gold medal at the Khelo India University Games, IWLF Youth, Junior and Senior national Weightlifting Championships, and the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in 2021.
It has to noted that Sanket has set a new bench mark by making a national record by lifting 113 kilograms in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship held in Tashkent.
Despite all his mesmerizing achievements, Sanket's humility still remains intact. Hailing from a modest background, his parents used to run a small tea and paan joint in the cluster Sangli, Maharashtra.
His family has always inspired him of dreaming big, due to which Sanket and even his siter Kajol became the proud weightlifters of India. According to reports, Sanket now helps many underprivileged kids achieve their dream by providing them funds.
His journey from a small tea stall to the International Weightlifting Stage showcases his unwavering dedication, determination, and passion for his sport.