Sunil Bahadur is an Indian lawn bowler who is known for being the member of the team that won the silver medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022.
Sunil Bahadur was born on Monday, 15 November 1976 (age 45 years; as of 2021) in Ranchi, Jharkhand. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. His hometown is Koderma, Jharkhand. He did his schooling at Karma (Secondary school), Koderma, Jharkhand. He completed his higher studies at J.J. College, Koderma, Jharkhand.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 67 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about his family.
Wife & Children
The name of his wife is not known. He has a daughter.
Sunil Bahadur’s wife
In 2010, he participated in the pairs event in Commonwealth Games.
Sunil Bahadur at the Commonwealth Games 2010
In 2014, he participated in the singles and triples events in Commonwealth Games, Glasgow.
Sunil Bahadur at the Commonwealth Games 2014
In 2016, he competed at the World Bowls Championship in New Zealand.
Sunil Bahadur at the World Bowls Championship 2016
In 2017, he won a gold medal in the Asian Men’s Triples Championships.
Sunil Bahadur wins gold medal in the Asian Men’s Triples Championships 2017
In 2018, he participated in the triples and fours in Commonwealth Games. In 2019, he won a bronze medal in the Asia Pacific Bowls Championships, held in Gold Coast, Queensland.
Sunil Bahadur at the Asia Pacific Bowls Championships 2019
In 2022, he won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Sunil Bahadur with his team after winning the CWG 2022
- Sunil works as a sub-inspector in the Jharkhand police after he got a promotion because of his achievements in sports.
- After winning the silver medal in the Commonwealth games 2022, he talked about his win and said,
The game was really nice. We expected to do our best, but it was not our day. We tried hard but couldn’t do much.”
- Sunil is coached by Madhukant Pathak. In an interview, he talked about Sunil and said,
When no one else would practise, even then, Sunil would come in and put in 400 bowls a day.”
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated Sunil’s team for winning the silver medal in the CWG 2022 and said,
Proud of Sunil Bahadur, Navneet Singh, Chandan Kumar Singh and Dinesh Kumar, who have won a Silver medal in Lawn Bowls. Their teamwork and tenacity are admirable. Best wishes to them for their future endeavours.”