Jinson Johnson was born on 15th March 1991. He is a professional sprinter representing India, specialized in the 800 m event. He clocked 1:45.98 at Bangalore in July 2016 qualifying for the SummerOlympics of the year. His personal timing was the third fastest timing by an Indian at 800m event.
2007- Bagged a gold medal in 800mevent at the National Junior Sports Championships, held in Vijayawada
2015- Represented India and won a silver medal in the 800 m category at the Asian Athletics Championships, held in Wuhan, China. The same year, he participated at the Asian Grand Prix, held in Thailand and won three gold medals.
2016- Qualified for 800m event of the Summer Olympics with a record timing of 1:45.98