Dutta Upamanyu Gautama
Country India
Date of Birth 1996-09-11
Age 23 years
Birth Place India
Major Teams India
Playing Details

Biography

Start of sporting career He began taking sailing seriously at age nine. (samacher.com, 27 Apr 2014) Reason for taking up this sport He is a third-generation sailor and followed his family into the sport. He first went sailing with his father at age three months. (samacher.com, 27 Apr 2014; indiayachtpage.com, 19 Jun 2012; indianexpress.com, 06 Jun 2012) Ambitions To win a medal at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. (samacher.com, 27 Apr 2014) Most memorable sporting achievement Qualifying for the 2014 Asian Games. (samacher.com, 27 Apr 2014) Most influential person in career His father. (indiayachtpage.com, 19 Jun 2012) General TEAMWORK Although he did not team up with partner Arosh Chaudhari until February 2014, Dutta feels the pair clicked almost immediately. "I trust him blindly. He fulfils the role of the helm to perfection. My job is to give the boat balance. With the amount of time we've spent together since then, everything seems like clockwork." (samacher.com, 27 Apr 2014) EDUCATION He attends Bombay International School in Mumbai, India. (samachar.com, 27 Apr 2014) Social Media Hear more from the athlete via their Facebook.