Devika Malik

Athletics

Biography

Further personal information

Occupation
Analyst
Languages
English, Hindi
Higher education
Physiology - University of Pune/Delhi University: India

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her mother Deepa Malik. (archive.tehelka.com, 07 Jul 2014)
Famous relatives
Her mother Deepa was an Indian para-athlete who competed in javelin events. She has also won numerous accolades for her participation in various adventure sports including swimming across the Yamuna river against the current in 2008, as well as becoming the first paraplegic to participate in the Tour-de-Himalaya Car Rally.
(archive.tehelka.com, 07 Jul 2014; dnis.org, 07 Feb 2010)
Other information
SUPPORT WORK
In November 2014 she became a member of the Commonwealth Youth Sport for Development & Peace Working Group. The group consists of 10 young leaders from around the Commonwealth working towards advancing youth development through sport. She also co-founded the Wheeling Happiness Foundation. (Linkedin profile, 02 Nov 2014)