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Praveen Chithravel Biography, Commonwealth Games, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, & More

Praveen Chithravel is a track and field athlete from India. He is a triple jumper who is just starting out in his career but will undoubtedly deliver big for India. Yoandri Betanzos is his coach. At the National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships, he became the latest triple jumper to breach the 17m mark.

He has also qualified for the World Athletics Championships and the Commonwealth Games in 2022 by accomplishing this feat.

Praveen Chithravel Commonwealth Games 2022

It is an incredible achievement for young Praveen to qualify for the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham this year. Praveen Chitravel hasn’t been home in eight months to ensure he’s been working hard in preparation for the tournament.

When questioned about his plans for the Commonwealth Games, he quoted his favorite actor Kamal Hasan line pathukalam da (we’ll see what happens).

Early Life

Praveen Chithravel was born in Tamil Nadu on June 5, 2001. He had always been interested in sports and aspired to represent India on a global scale. He was born into a low-income household in Thanjavur; his father is a daily wage agricultural laborer, and his mother is a homemaker.

Praveen Chitravel sets meet record, gets ready for bigger leaps- The New  Indian Express

He has a younger brother and an older sister. Praveen worked really hard to improve his skills, and as a consequence, he won gold at the inaugural Khelo India School Games.

Name Praveen Chithravel
Profession Triple Jumper
Birth Place Thanjavur district Tamil Nadu
Age 21 years old (as of 2022)
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Category Men’s Triple Jump
Highest Ranking 36
Marital Status Single
Mother’s Name Prema Chithravel
Siblings Elder sister and a younger brother
Height  In Feet: 5’11”

In cms: 180 cm

Weight  In Kg: 75 kg

In Pounds: 165 lbs

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Career and Achievements

Praveen’s career began with a bang when, at the age of 17, he won a bronze medal at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires. He also won gold at the first Khelo India Games. In the Junior National Championships, he took silver.

Praveen Chithravel’s breakthrough moment came in the 61st Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships in Chennai, when he became the first Indian athlete to clear 17 meters in the triple jump. He jumped 17.18m, which is higher than the world championships qualification record of 17.17m.

This was the moment the 21-year-old had been anticipating. He has proven that he belongs among the top young Indian athletes. To get to this point, he had to overcome poverty. His father’s modest income could not cover the cost of his education. As a result, he had to work extra hard to get to where he is now.

Praveen has also triumphed in other competitions, winning a gold medal at the Federation Cup in Patiala in 2016. He presently holds the national record.

  • Bronze Medal in Youth Olympics Games.
  • Gold Medal in National Inter State Senior Athletics Ch., Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai.
  • Gold Medal at the Federation Cup in 2019.

Praveen Chithravel Height

He is blessed with an attractive personality which is enhanced by his black hair and black eyes. His height is 5 feet and 11 inches which is 180 centimeters.

He follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself healthy with a weight of 75 kg or 165 lbs.

Height: 5’11″

Weight: 75 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Praveen Chithravel Net Worth 

According to some Internet sources, his estimated net worth is around $200K approx.

Praveen Chithravel Wife

There is no information available with regards to his wife, girlfriend, and any relationships. It is believed that he is single and enjoyed his life with his family and friends.

Did You Know?

  • Praveen Chithravel looks up to Neeraj Chopra, the Olympic gold medalist from Tokyo.
  • Kamal Hasan is Praveen Chithravel’s favorite actor.


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