He is the youngest rower to receive this award at the age of 23.
Satish started his rowing career as a young soldier of the Regiment of Artillery at the age of 17 years. He is a rower from Andhra Pradesh Rowing, and trains at Hyderabad. He has stroked all the boats he has rowed in, to Golds and Silvers for Andhra Pradesh and India. He has never lost a race in India and in the Asian Circuit & has only Golds and Silvers to his credit. There are no bronze medals in his kitty.