Monday, June 21, 2021

Profile: India’s ace archer Deepika Kumari

With 42 days to go for Tokyo Olympic Games, All India Radio today will talk about India’s prominent women archer, Deepika Kumari.

Born in Ranchi, Jharkhand, on June 13, 1994, Deepika has been the face of Indian archery for over a decade now.

As a 16-year-old, she won two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and a bronze medal at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou.

Tokyo will be her third Olympics after being part of Indian team in the editions in London in 2012 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
India has never won an Olympic medal in archery.

The 26-year-old has been consistent in the international circuit, winning multiple medals at the Archery World Cups over the years and two silver medals at the World

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