Who is Kenny Bednarek's girlfriend? Know everything about her

American athlete Kenny confirmed that he was dating Indian professional golfer, Sharmila Nicollet, by sharing pictures of their summer vacation in 2020.

American athlete Kenny Bednarek and Indian golfer Sharmila Nicollet at their Goa vacation (Instagram - @kenny_bednarek)
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Kenny Bednarek is a sprinter who competes for the United States and specializes in the 200 meters. He claimed silver medals at the World Championships in 2022 and the Olympic Games in 2020. With a timing of 19.70 s, he also prevailed in the Zurich Diamond League Final in 2021. His personal best 200-meter time came in 2021 when he ran it in 19.68 seconds. He turned professional in 2019 and is now coached by Dennis Mitchell. He goes by the nickname Kung Fu Kenny because he covers his head during races with a tie in the style of Rambo. He also has a pet Husky named Rambo. Kenny confirmed that he was dating Indian professional golfer, Sharmila Nicollet, by sharing pictures of their summer vacation in 2020. Nicollet has also played a huge role in helping Kenny in the growth of his professional career. She also introduced him to an Indian nutritionist Ryan Fernando who helped him with his diet.

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Who is Kenny Bednarek’s girlfriend, Sharmila Nicollet?

Sharmila Nicollet is a professional golfer from India.

Do Kenny Bednarek and Sharmila Nicollet have kids?

No, Kenny Bednarek and Sharmila Nicollet do not have kids.

Know everything about Sharmila Nicollet

Nicollet was born in the Indian city of Bangalore. Her mother Surekha Nicollet is from Bangalore, and her father Marc Nicollet is French. Surekha is a perfumist who owns Padmini Aroma Ltd in Bangalore, while Marc works in software. Nicollet completed her tenth and twelfth grades privately after attending Bishop Cotton Girls’ School and Bangalore International School. Nicollet began playing golf when she was 11 years old in 2002. She won her first event when she was 15 years old. She has earned more than 72 gold and silver medals at state and national aquatic competitions and was a previous national sub-junior swimming champion. Additionally, she was a state-level athlete who set records at Bishop Cotton Girls School.

Nicollet has represented India at the Asian Games in Doha in 2006, as well as the Asia Pacific Junior Golf Tournament. She has also competed in the Callaway Junior World Golf Championships in San Diego, the Queen Sirikit Cup in Japan, the Malaysian Open, and other international competitions. In 2007-2008, Nicollet was the youngest female golfer to win the All-India Ladies Amateur Championship and seven Open Amateur Tournaments. Nicollet began her professional career when she was 18 years old. She is the youngest Indian golfer to earn a spot on the Ladies European Tour and only the second Indian to be given a full membership on the Ladies European Tour. She has 11 victories in the Women’s Golf Association of India.