Aishwarya Kailash Mishra is an Indian athlete, who competes in 400m events. She was a member of the women’s 4 × 400 m relay Indian team, which won silver at the 2022 Asian Games.
Aishwarya Kailash Mishra was born on Saturday, 16 August 1997 (age 26 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Leo. She did her schooling at Ryan International Group of Institutions in Mumbai. In 2011, she started her journey as an athlete by participating in and receiving Rs 1100 for winning a 5 Km marathon organised by St. Mary’s School in Dahisar, Mumbai. She did B.Com at Thakur College in Kandivli, Mumbai.
Height: 5′ 7″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Kailash Mishra, owns a fruit and vegetable shop in Dahisar. Her mother’s name is Asha Mishra. Her father belongs to Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. He came to Mumbai when he was 16 years old. Aishwarya has an elder brother, Sanket Mishra, and a younger sister. She lives with her family in a 10×10 room in a chawl in Dahisar.
She is unmarried.
Aishwarya Kailash Mishra started athletics training under her coach Sumit Singh at the SAI Centre in Kandivli. She has participated in many marathons and race events while studying at school and college. In September 2021, she participated in the Maharashtra State Championships in Nashik. In March 2022, she clocked 2:06.44 seconds in the 800m event in Patiala. In April 2022, she won in three 200m events at the National Federation Cup in Thenhipalam. In 2022, she clocked 52.62 seconds in the women’s 400m event at the National Games.
In May 2023, she earned the gold medal in 400m at the 26th National Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships in Morabadi, Ranchi. In September 2023, Aishwarya clocked 47.90 seconds in the 4 × 400m relay in Chandigarh. Her best performance in the 4 × 400m mixed relay event took place at the Supachalasai National Stadium in Bangkok in July 2023, where her team clocked 3:30.41, marking a personal best, at the Mahinda Rajapaksha Stadium in Diyagama, Sri Lanka. On 29 September 2023, she was selected for the Indian athletics team as a reserve athlete for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. Aishwarya was a member of the Indian women’s 4 × 400m relay team, which included Vithya Ramraj, Subha Venkatesan, and Prachi Choudhary, and the team won the silver medal at the 2022 Asian Games.
- 2022: Gold medal in the National Games
- 2023: Gold medal in 400m at the 26th National Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships
- 2023: Bronze medal in 400m at the Asian Athletics Championships
- 2023: Silver medal as part of the Indian women’s 4 × 400m relay team along with Vithya Ramraj, Subha Venkatesan, and Prachi Choudhary
In June 2022, after becoming a champion in the Federation Cup, she went missing and it was assumed that she deliberately evaded dope testing teams of NADA and the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). Later, she explained that she didn’t evade the authorities but had travelled to Uttar Pradesh for personal reasons. Her personal coach, Sumit Singh, then revealed that she went to Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, to take care of her ailing grandmother. She also said that none of her family members knew where she was at that time.
She has many tattoos inked on her body. She has a wolf tattoo inked on the calf of her right leg.
She has a peacock feather tattoo inked on her right arm.
She has got Olympic rings and olive leaves inked on her back.
She has got a tattoo inked on her left arm and a word written on her right arm.
She has got a navel piercing.
- Aishwarya is an animal lover and has a pet dog named Bruno.
- In an interview, her father, Kailash Mishra, revealed that when Aishwarya showed interest in athletics, he fully supported her as he was also an athlete. He also shared how he managed to fund Aishwarya’s training fees and studies. He said,
I was a district-level Kabaddi player and pushed Aishwarya into athletics when she showed an interest in sport. Over the years we have sold off a small piece of land back in UP. I sold my room in Mira Road, mortgaged my wife’s mangalsutra, and took loans from friends to make sure Aishwarya’s training or studies of my other two kids didn’t suffer. She has made India and Maharashtra proud. I am happy about it.”