Visvanth V Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Visvanth V is an Indian Kabaddi player who is known for his performance in the Pro Kabaddi League seasons 9 and 10. He serves as an all-rounder in the sport.

Wiki/Biography

Visvanth V was born as ‘V. Vishvanath Vijaykumar Sai’   on Wednesday, 29th July 1998 (age 25 years; as of 2023) in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. His zodiac sign is Leo. Visvanth completed his graduation at the Dhanraj Baid Jain College, Chennai.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight (approx.): 85 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 38″, Waist: 32″, Biceps: 14″

Visvanth V

Family

Parents & Siblings

Visvanth V’s father was also a kabaddi player but he passed away when Visvanth was really young. Visvanth has four siblings who also play kabaddi and one of his brothers is named Surya V; however, there is not much information about his mother.

Visvanth V's younger brother Surya Sai

Visvanth V’s younger brother Surya Sai

Visvanth V with his mother

Visvanth V with his mother

Wife 

Visvanth V is unmarried.

Kabaddi Player

In 2019, Visvanth took part in the 46th Junior National Kabaddi Championship which was held in Rohtak, Haryana. He represented the Tamil Nadu state kabaddi team. In the same year, he represented his state Tamil Nadu in the Khelo India Youth Games and won the silver medal in the tournament finals after losing to the Chandigarh team who won the gold medal.

Visvanth V (extreme right) during a match in the Khelo India Youth Games in 2019

Visvanth V (extreme right) during a match in the Khelo India Youth Games in 2019

In 2022, Visvanth participated and represented the Tamil Nadu state kabaddi team in the 36th National Games which were held in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In the same year, he was selected and picked by the Chennai-based Kabaddi team ‘Tamil Thalaivas’ for season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League as an all-rounder. Visvanth was bought for Rs. 12.80 lakhs.

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Visvanth V (extreme left) during a match in season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League (2022)

Visvanth V (extreme left) during a match in season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League (2022)

In the following year, Visvanth was selected by the Mumbai-based kabaddi team ‘U Mumba’ and he was bought for Rs. 13 lakhs to play in season 10 of the Pro Kabaddi League (2023). He played a total of 11 matches in which he has an overall raid strike rate of 44% and a tackle strike rate of 53%.

Visvanth V selected by the team 'U Mumba' for season 10 of the Pro Kabaddi League (2023)

Visvanth V selected by the team ‘U Mumba’ for season 10 of the Pro Kabaddi League (2023)

In the same year, he represented the Tamil Nadu-based team ‘Palani Tuskers’ in the Yuva Kabaddi Series Summer Edition 2023 which was held in Mysore. Visvanth held a raid strike rate of 36.84% and a tackle success rate of 43.10% in the tournament. The team won the tournament finals with a cash prize of Rs. 20 lakhs.

Visvanth V posing with the winning trophy at the Yuva Kabaddi Series Summer Edition in 2023

Visvanth V posing with the winning trophy at the Yuva Kabaddi Series Summer Edition in 2023

Awards

  • 2023: Defender of the Match (U Mumba)- Pro Kabaddi League Season 10
    'Defender of the Match' titled won by Visvanth V in PKL season 10

    ‘Defender of the Match’ titled won by Visvanth V in PKL season 10

  • 2023: Emerging player of the day- Pro Kabaddi League Season 10
    'Emerging Player of the Day' title won by Visvanth V in PKL season 10

    ‘Emerging Player of the Day’ title won by Visvanth V in PKL season 10

Facts/Trivia

  • Visvanth V’s first introduction to Kabaddi was when he was in ninth standard and one day he attended a local kabaddi camp which was organized by the Arjun Award holder kabaddi player Manathi Ganesan. That’s when he got interested in the sport and chose to pick it as his profession.
  • Kabaddi is a family game for Visvanth as the sport is considered a family tradition in his house.
  • Visvanth started his professional kabaddi training at the Sports Authority of India centre situated in Chennai, and he also represented the team in state-level competitions.
  • Visvanth was also employed at the GST & Central Excise department in Chennai.
    Visvanth V working at his office in Chennai

    Visvanth V working at his office in Chennai

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