Avinash Sable, the Indian track and field athlete is the first Indian Man to claim a medal in men’s 3000m steeplechase at Commonwealth Games 2022. Sable is known for creating new records. Avinash won a silver medal in the CWG 2022 with his personal best timing of 8:11:2. He is the first non-Kenyan to win a medal in steeplechase in the period of six years. Now let’s know more about the young Indian athlete. This article gives details about Avinash Sable Age, Height, Bio, Caste, Net Worth, Wife, Salary, Army Career, and Stats.
Avinash Sable Age
The Indian athlete, Avinash Sable was born on 13 September 1994 and he is 27 years old now.
Avinash Sable Height
As an athlete, Avinash has a perfect physique. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 56 kilograms.
Avinash Sable Bio
Avinash Sable was born in a farmer family in Beed district, Maharashtra. Sable’s village did not have transportation facility when he was a kid. He used to run 6 kilometers daily to reach his school. The daily run to the school and home was good practice for him to become a great athlete. After completing his higher secondary education, Sable joined the Indian army in 2013. His colleagues in army insisted him to participate in inter-army cross country running in 2015, where he started his athletic career. Later, he was trained by Amrish Kumar.
Avinash Sable Caste
Sable is a surname given to those who belong to caste Koli. Koli community belongs to the Scheduled Caste in India. Avinash comes from an underprivileged society, but made the nation proud by winning the prestigious silver medal.
Avinash Sable Net Worth
According to some reports, Avinash Sable has an estimated net worth of $1 million. His major income comes from his athletic career and his salary from army.
Avinash Sable Wife
Sable do not have a wife, because he is not married. The young man has not revealed anything about his relationship status. Thus, it is assumed that, he is single.
Avinash Sable Salary
Sable is a Junior Commissioned Officer in Indian army. He gets an annual salary of Rs.4 lakhs.
Avinash Sable Army Career
Sable joined Indian army after completing 12th standard the 5 Mahar regiment. His first posting was in Siachen Glacier, where he worked for one year. Later he was transferred to deserts of north-western Rajasthan, followed by Sikkim from 2015. Sable ranks as Naib Subedar in the Mahar regiment.
Also read: Top 10 Richest persons in the world
Avinash Sable Stats
Sable is well-known for making new records in every championship. In the 2018 National Open Championships held in Bhubaneswar, Avinash broke a 37-year-old national record of 8:30.88 which was held by Gopal Saini. Sable runs in 8:29.80, which created new history.
Avinash won the silver medal in his debut international event, at the 2019 Asian Athletics Championships in Doha. Sable broke his own record at the World Championships in October 2019. Earlier, he was not selected to the finals because he accidentally tripped in the track. But Athletics Federation of India went for appeal which included him to the final. Sable became the first Indian to qualify for the 3000 meters steeplechase final at the World Championships. He performed his best in the final and finished 13th out of 16 runners which qualified him to the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Another national record by Sable was attained at the 2020 Delhi Half Marathon, where he completed the run in less than 61 minutes.
At the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sable was the fastest non-qualifier across all heats, where he finished seventh with new national record (8:18.12).
He also created new histories in the year of 2022. His first record is at the Indian Grand Prix (8:16.21), and then at the Meeting International Mohamed VI in Rabat (8:12.48), placing 5th.
The latest medal win by Sable is at Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022, with a silver medal and new national record time of 8:11.20.