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Jinson Johnson Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Jinson Johnson

 

Jinson Johnson was born on Friday, 15 March 1991 (age 32 years; as of 2023) in Chakkittapara in the Kozhikode district of Kerala. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He hails from Kerala.

Jinson Johnson in his teenage

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Weight (approx.): 60 Kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Family

Parents & Siblings

There is not much information about his parents. He has a sister.

Jinson Johnson with his family

Wife & Children

Jinson Johnson got married in September 2020. He has a son named Hardhik.

Jinson Johnson with his wife

Jinson Johnson with his son Hardhik

Career

Jinson Johnson grew an affinity towards running at a very young age. Initially, he started with 200 m races, and he later took specialisation in 800 m and 1500 m races under his coach Jaswinder Bhatia.

Jinson Johnson with his coach Jaswinder Bhatia

He has participated and won many national and international championships. In 2015, Johnson earned a silver medal in the 800 m race event at the Asian Championships held in Wuhan, China. Later, in 2017, he drew a bronze medal in the 800 m race event at the Asian Championships held in Bhubaneswar, India. In 2018, Jinson Johnson represented India at the 18th Asian Games (2018) held in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he drew a gold medal in the 800 m race event and a silver medal in the 1500 m race event; he broke the national record by finishing with a time of 1 minute 45.65 seconds in the 800 m race event. In October 2023, Jinson Johnson competed in the 19th Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China, where he bagged a bronze medal in the men’s 1500 m race event.

Jinson Johnson with a bronze medal at the Asian Games (2022)

Awards

In 2018, he received the Arjuna Award from the President of India Ram Nath Kovind.

Jinson Johnson receiving the Arjuna Award

Medals

Gold

  • In 2018, he received a gold medal in the 800 m race event at the Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Silver 

  • In 2015, he received a silver medal in the 800 m race event at the Asian Championships held in Wuhan, China.
  • He bagged a silver medal in the 1500 m race at the Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Bronze

  • He drew a bronze medal in the 800 m race event at the Asian Championships (2017) held in Bhubaneswar, India.
  • In 2023, he earned a bronze medal in the 1500 m race event at the Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China.

Bike Collection

He owns a Royal Enfield Bullet.

Jinson Johnson on his bike

Tattoo

Jinson has an ‘Olympic Ring’ tattoo on his right arm.

Jinson Johnson’s tattoo on his right arm

Facts/Trivia

  • He practised for the Asian Games (2022) for the 1500 m race at the 400 m track in Chandigarh, where he finished in his best time of 3 minutes 39.32 seconds.
  • He often promotes the shoe brand Asics on social media.