Niranjan Mukundan is a man who knows a lot about overcoming all odds to achieve his dreams. Born with a condition called Spina Bifida, a physical deformity that causes incomplete development of the spinal cord, and clubbed feet, he has always been against the practice of making people with disabilities
believe that they will lead incomplete lives. He is one of India’s finest and youngest para swimmers.
Having bagged several medals at the national and international level has helped him reach a world rank of 17. In 2014, at the IWAS world junior games in Stoke, Mandeville, U.K. Niranjan bagged a whopping eight medals including three gold, two silver and three bronze. He is a bright prospect for Tokyo 2020! In 2017, Niranjan won 5 Gold medals and 1 Silver medal at the Para Nationals in Jaipur.