Paralympic silver medallist Girisha gets his first corporate sponsorship

With stars like Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom already associated with the brand, Girisha now finds himself in elite company.

updated: February 15, 2013 00:23 IST
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India's Paralympic silver medallist HN Girisha has got his first corporate sponsorship in the form of nutrition company Herbalife. Girisha, who won silver at the high jump event at last year's Paralympics has been signed on as the company's brand ambassador.

Cricketer Virat Kohli, Olympic bronze medallists MC Mary Kom and Saina Nehwal are the Indian athletes that Herbalife have on board.

Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda gave India its first medal at the Paralympic Games 2012 after bagging a silver in the Men's High Jump F42 event.

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