Race walker who made his Olympic debut at the 2012 Summer Games in London, where he competed in the 20 km event.
He won a silver medal at the 2000 national junior championships.
In 2010 he began training at the Sports Authority of Indiana, where his career took off.
He married fellow race walker Deepmala Devi.
He was one of 83 Indian athletes at the Olympics, including Saina Nehwal.