Sudhir is an Indian heavyweight para powerlifter. In August 2022, he came into the limelight when he won a historic gold medal in the mens heavyweight para powerlifting at the Commonwealth Games organised in Birmingham, England.During the Commonwealth Games, he lifted 208kgs in the first attempt and 212kg in the second attempt. He failed to lift 217kg in the third and last attempt but bagged a gold medal for the country. Upon winning this event, he set a record with his total points of 134.5 by defeating his opponent Ikechukwu Obichukwu (133.6 points) from Nigeria by 0.9 points. A poster issued by the Sports Authority of India after Sudhir won a gold medal in CWG 2022A poster issued by the Sports Authority of India after Sudhir won a gold medal in CWG 2022.Soon after winning a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games in 2022, he was asked in a media interview what were his upcoming plans after the win. He said that he was planning to go shopping in London. He told, My preparation was very good and I thank Birmingham for this. Preparation was good, the weather was good, the crowd was great fantastic. Next for me is a celebration: Im going to London to enjoy some shopping and see the city..
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