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Sathish Sivalingam Weightlifter Biography Caste History

Sathish Sivalingam Weightlifter Biography History [ Caste, State, Coach] {Won Gold Medal 77 Kgs weight Category in the CWG- 2018}

Sathish Sivalingam – a sports person and well known name in the world of men’s weight lifting game. The Indian origin weight lifter has recently managed to Win Gold medal in the 2018 Common Wealth Games. The event was organized at Australia Gold Coast. The new record has been established by Sathish Sivalingam in the men’s group for 77 Kgs weight Category in the CWG- 2018.

Sathish Sivalangam is also the third sports personality apart from Mirabai Chanu and Sanjita Chanu , who managed to honor the country by a Gold medal. The three managed to create Hat Trick by winning three Golds in CWG 2018 in the same sports category – Weight Lifting.

Sathish Sivalingam Biography

NameSathish Sivalingam
Nick NameSathish
NationalityIndian – By Birth
Place of BirthTamil Nadu – Vellore District
Date of BirthJune 23rd 1992
Age 25 Years – Running
Physical Personality
Height5’ 9” – last measured
Weight77 Kgs or 170 Pounds
Professional Information
SportsWeight Lifting
Category77 Kgs
Representing CountryIndia
Medals wonCWG-2014 77 Kgs – Gold
 CWG-2018 77 Kgs – Gold

Early Life and Family Information

Sathish Sivalingam was born in 1992 – 23rd June in small district of Vellore – Tamil Nadu state. This is also his home town and his Fathers name is Sivalingam and mothers name is Deivanai.

Sathish’s father is also a retired Service men from the Indian Army or Armed Forces. It is also known that his father had earlier managed to win Gold medals in military service at National Level.

Presently his father is also employed with VIT University as Security Guard. Sathish Sivalingam had also completed his early level of schooling and education in a Government owned state school at Sathuvachari. He completed his Secondary level education in the same school.

Presently, Sathish Sivalingam is also employed with Southern Railways in Chennai as a Clerk in the department.

Career Information

  • 2014 CWG – Sathish Sivalingam had earlier attempted to win the Gold medal in 2014 CWG – Common Wealth Games. He won the medal in the weight lifting sports for 77 kgs category. He had attempted to lift 149 Kg weight under snatch and over 179 Kgs as jerk lift. His grand total in CWG was equal to 328 Kgs.
  • 2018 CWG – In the recent 2018 Common Wealth Games also Sathish managed to make his best win by lifting weight in his 77 kgs category. During this event Sathish managed to lift over 144 Kgs weight under the snatch lift and 173 Kgs under both Jerk and clean lift.
  • Rio Oilympics – Sathish Sivalingam had earlier also qualified for the weight lifting in Rio Olympics for 77 Kgs mens category in 2016. In that event Sathish also managed to win and reach the 11th position out of 14 qualifiers for the event.


  • In 2014 CWG Sathish Sivalingam managed to create a new world record in 149 Kgs Jerk lift.
  • In 2018 CWG Sathish Sivalingam set a new record for the game by lifting 144 Kgs in snatch lift category.


With his present 2014 and 2018 Common with Games record and His Rio Olympics record, it is obvious that Sathish Sivalingam has a very bright career in the weight lifting sports

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