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Arokia Rajiv

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Nationality  Indian
Role  Athlete
Country  India
Height  1.75 m

Sport  Track and field
Weight  65 kg
Name  Arokia Rajiv
Events  400 metres
Arokia Rajiv Rajiv Arokia wins bronze medal for India in the men39s 400m

Full name  Soundarajan Arokia Rajiv
Born  22 May 1991 (age 24) (1991-05-22) Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Personal best(s)  45.70 (National open athletic 2015)

Asian games athletics bronze medal winner arokia rajiv

Arokia Rajiv (born 22 May 1991) is an Indian track and field athlete who competes in the 400 metres event.


Early life

Arokia Rajiv Asian Games Athletics Rajiv Arokia wins bronze in men39s

Rajiv was born on May 22, 1991, in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, to a poor family. His father Y. Soundararajan works as a school van driver. Rajiv studied at the Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Lalgudi, and St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli.


Arokia Rajiv Asian Games 2014 Indian athletes Arokia Rajiv and M

Rajiv began his career as a long jumper before taking to 400 metres. At the 2014 Asian Games, he won the bronze medal, clocking 45.92 seconds in the final. In the process, he bettered his previous best of 46.13 seconds, which he had achieved at the National Inter-State Championships in Lucknow in June 2014.


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