Suhas Khamkar (born August 9, 1980) is a professional bodybuilder. A native of Kolhapur region, Suhas comes from a family of fitness experts and bodybuilders. Suhas’s inspiration for body building can be traced back to his home town Kolhapur where he grew up watching many wrestlers and body builders. However in the year 1997 at the age of 16, Suhas drew inspiration from Arnold Schwarzenegger and embarked on a journey of becoming a world champion in the sport of bodybuilding.
Suhas started his training under Bibhishan Patil, a famous wrestler and also a Kolhapur native. Bibhishal Patil taught Suhas various attributes & techniques of bodybuilding and rendered detailed information about the sport. After his family moved to Mumbai, Suhas continued working on his fitness and career goal and took inspiration from a lot of local bodybuilders along the way.
An employee of Central Railway of India, Suhas Khamkar is the first to win a national level gold medal in the Railways national competitions. Also Suhas is the First Indian bodybuilder to Become Mr.Asia in 2010.
Suhas is also an entrepreneur and runs Khamkar’s Total Fitness.
|Born||9th of August 1980
Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Best win||9 Times Mr India , Mr Asia 2010, Mr.World, Mr. Olympia Amateur,7 Times Mr.Maharashtra, Mr.Asia Gold Medal 2010|