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Irfan Kolothum Thodi is an Indian athlete who represents India internationally in a 20km race walking event. Initially, he was keenly interested in javelin throw, football, long jump, and hammer throw, and wasn’t interested in Race walking until 2005 but his decision to switch to race walking turned out to be life-changing for him.
He along with his fellow athlete Rakesh Babu was suspended from the 2018 Commonwealth Games for violating the no-needle policy. Apart from that, he serves as the Indian Army Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO).
Currently, he hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 8th February 1990, Irfan will turn 31 years old in the year 2021. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 178 in centimeters and 5’10” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 38 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 65 in kilograms and 143 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more glorious.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of K. T. Irfan is approximately $1.5 Million.
Education / Family
Irfan was born and raised up in the Malappuram district of Kerala and belongs to an Islam family. He is born to his father Mustafa KT who is a daily wager and his mother Zuleika.
He used to collect coconuts from the village and send them to the oil mills for the extraction of the oil. However, there is no information with regards to his education and educational qualifications.
K. T. Irfan
|Irfan Kolothum Thodi
|Malappuram district of Kerala
|Date Of Birth
|8th February 1990
|In centimeters – 178 cm
In feet inches – 5’10”
|In Kilograms – 65 kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
|Athletics (20 km Race Walk)
|Malappuram district of Kerala
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, he competed and won several medals in district-level competitions. At the 2011 Inter-State Senior Athletics Championship, he won his first senior medal by winning Silver in a 20 km race walk with the timing of 1:30.31s. At the Open National Athletics Championship, he won his first national Gold medal with a timing of 1:27.46s in 2011.
At the Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championship, he won another Gold medal by clocking a national record of 1:22.14s. At the Max Bupa Racewalking Championship in New Delhi, he won the Gold medal in 2017. At the National Open Racewalking Championships in Chennai, he won the Gold medal in 20m racewalking by clocking 1:26.18s in 2019.
He set a national record by clocking 1:20.21s in the London Olympics 2012. He qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and became the first athletics from India to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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Some Interesting Facts About K. T. Irfan
- His full name is Irfan Kolothum Thodi.
- He along with his fellow mate Rakesh Babu was suspended from the 2018 Commonwealth Games and sent home.
- He is sponsored and supported by the Anglian Medal Hunt Company.
- He set the Indian national record in the 20 km walk at the London 2012 Olympics.
- He was trained under A Bose.
- He joined Army as a sepoy in 2010.