Ganapathiplackal Abraham Joseph
Country India
Date of Birth 1981-09-11
Age 38 years
Birth Place India
Major Teams India
Playing Details 400m Hurdles 4 x 400m Relay

Biography

Club Indian Railways, India Coach Badahur Singh [national] (IND) (in.com, 10 Sep 2014) Injuries A thigh muscle injury affected his lead up to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Deccan Herald, 26 Mar 2010).

He suffered a hamstring injury in 2007 and was out competition for almost a year. (thehindu.com, 12 Sep 2008) Additional Information Start of sporting career He began the sport at the Koruthodu CKMH school in Kerala, India. (Deccan Herald, 26 Mar 2010) Reason for taking up this sport A long jumper and sprinter in his first few years at school, he switched to running hurdles in his last two years of school. (Deccan Herald, 26 Mar 2010) Ambitions To defend his gold medal in the 400m at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. (indianexpress.com, 05 Jun 2014) Hero US hurdler Angelo Taylor. (Deccan Herald, 26 Mar 2010)