In the second edition of our Tokyo 2021 Summer Games series; today we talk about Fouaad Mirza, the Indian Equestrian Athlete. Tokyo Olympics are the thirty second edition of the Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games which were initially scheduled in 2020 but the global pandemic Corona got it postponed by a year almost. The rescheduled edition is planned during July 23- August 8. Here are a few things about Fouaad Mirza that you may not know about him:
Born & Family
Fouaad Mirza was born on March 6, 1992 at Bengaluru, the capital city of Karnataka State of India. Mirza’s father Dr. Hasneyn Mirza is a Veterinary Doctor specialized with horses. Fouaad is second of two sons of his parent. Horses were there since his childhood and he gradually picked the sport to excel at. This was about Fouaad Mirza’s family and personal life.
About Fouaad Mirza’s Career
Fouaad Mirza picked during his school days and would build upon it. He would go on to be part of Indian Equestrian team at the Jakarta 2018 Asian Games. He would go on to win Silver in individual eventing and along with Rakesh Kumar, Ashish Malik and Jitender Singh, Fouaad would win the team eventing silver medal at the Asian Games. In the individual eventing, he was the first Indian to achieve this feat after Raghubir Singh of 1982 Asian Games at New Delhi, India.
He trains under the German Legend Sandra Auffarth. Sandra is known for Individual Eventing Bronze and Team Eventing gold medal at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, and a Team Eventing silver at the Rio 2016 Summer Games. In addition to her Olympic Medals, she has won two World Equestrian Games gold medals (team and individual eventing) and four European Championships medals (team and individual). This was a brief about Fouaad Mirza’s coach. Among the educated Indian Sportspersons, Fouaad Mirza has a degree in Psychology & Business.
About Fouaad Mirza’s Rare Records
Widely known as the first Indian Equestrian Athlete to win Asian Games Silver, here are a few achievements of Fouaad Mirza:
These were a few things that you need to know about Fouaad Mirza. This was it for today, folks. We’ll be back with another story of incredible success with our next content on Indian Olympians. Stay tuned till then. Hope you’re liking the content we create for you. If you think you can contribute by sharing your thoughts and asking questions, feel free to put these into the comments boxes below the posts. Stay safe and healthy.
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