Ankur Sharma- Icon of Indian Bodybuilding
A Star was born!
Ankur Sharma is one of the most talented young bodybuilders in India. Hailing from Haryana, North India, he has proved India’s mettle at many national and international platforms of bodybuilding. Born in a middle class family, he always looked forward with passion for fitness and strength. Not only sports and bodybuilding, he had marked his presence in academics also. He holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Education and Bachelors in Education (B.Ed) from the Kurukshetra University.The man with great physique is envied by many aspiring bodybuilders in India. Sharma now looks forward to make the nation proud with more as he craves for more achievements at international fore. He is delineated as the Lion of India and Mount Olympus by many.
The Initial Stage
The enthusiastic bodybuilder of India tasted success for his hard work and courage, for the first time in 2007. He conquered fourth position at Asian Championship under men bodybuilding in 75kg criteria. He is well known for his showcasing techniques and style in the country. With the trail of time, Ankur Sharma’s career got at par as he proved his talent and skills in every competition whether local, national or international stage. Some of his incredible benchmarks in his career includes
- In 2007, Sharma won the Champion of Champions Award at senior nationals
- Won the Mr. South Asia 2007 title the weight category
- He won Bronze (third position) at Mr. Universe Competition in 2009
- Third position (Bronze) in World Championship, 2009 under Men Bodybuilding 85kg
- 4 times proud holder of Mr. India title
- He brought home Gold medal in WBPF World Championship 2013
- Also, cemented second position (Silver) at Mr. India 2013
- He won Inter-University Body Building Championship for four years
- Mr. India, 2012 winner
Sharma had also participated in Talwalkar’s Bodybuilding competition in Maharashtra in 2013. He is famous and applauded everywhere for his achievements at a young age. His down-to-earth personality has helped him achieve more and filled him with strength for self-motivation to move on in life.
Bend It Like Him!
A man with humility, softness and modesty, features hard to find on face of any bodybuilder, Ankur Sharma has probed his tremendous potential in the sport of bodybuilding. As a teenager, Sharma had interest in yoga but later on, his inclination extended on pursuing a sport that had more power and stamina building for a person. He always showed interest and enthusiasm for sports which earned him many praises for his stamina and skills by everyone.
His daily routine includes eight hours a day and consumes a protein-based, carbohydrate-rich diet with unsaturated fat.With support of his family and friends, Sharma is living his passion to the core. He has set many benchmarks for aspiring bodybuilders from distinct arenas like Indian Navy, Indian Railway Services and others to look upto and decide for their destination. His victory at World Championship in 2009 under 85kg (187lbs) turned every stone for the bodybuilder. He is inspired by many Indian bodybuilders like the legendary Prem Chand Degra, Dara Singh and more.One of the most energetic bodybuilder of India, Sharma won all-round praise for his perfectly sculpted and maintained body. The star of Haryana is very humble and enjoys a huge fan-following in and outside of Haryana and a myriad of admirers on internet.