Archery in India



Year 2009 has been quite successful for Indian Archery. A historical performance in Asian Archery Championship in Indonesia where India won 2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals and a stunning performance by Deepika Kumari to win Youth World crown - the year has been full of success for Indian Archery. Indian archers, individually and team-wise found success in several events throughout the year.

The Performances

Championship
Name Medal
16th Asian Archery Championship


Isiah Rajendra Sanam Gold

Jayanta Talukdar Bronze

Manjudha Soy Bronze

Indian Men’s Compound Team Gold

Indian Men’s Recurve Team Silver

Indian Women’s Compound Team Silver
11th Youth World Archery Championship


Deepika Kumari (Cadet Recurve Women) Gold

Sanjay Boro (Cadent Recurve Men) Bronze

Cadet Compound Women’s Team Bronze
Archery World Cup (Stage II)


Indian Men’s Recurve Team Gold

Jayanta Talukdar Gold
Archery World Cup (Stage III)


Jayanta Talukdar Bronze

Indian Men’s Recurve Team Silver

Indian Women’s Recurve Team Silver
5th Asian Grand Prix – Dhaka, Bangladesh


Tarundeep Rai Gold

Pawan Xalxo Bronze

Indian Men’s Recurve Team Gold

Dola Banerjee Gold

Belsri Narsary Silver

Ombala Devi Bronze

Indian Women’s Recurve Team Gold

Chungda Sherpa Gold

Amrinder Singh Sidhu Bronze

Indian Men’s Compound Team Gold

Indian Women’s Compound Team Silver
4th Asian Grand Prix – Kolkata, India


Indian Men’s Recurve Team Gold

Laxmi Rani Gold

Rimil Buriuly Silver

Dola Banerjee Bronze

Indian Women’s Recurve Team Gold

Chungda Sherpa Gold

C. Srither Bronze

Indian Men’s Compound Team Gold

Manjudha Soy Gold

Namita Yadav Bronze

Indian Women’s Compound Team Gold
2nd Asian Grand Prix – Teheran, Iran


Indian Men’s Recurve Team Gold

Indian Women’s Recurve Team Gold

L. Haridas Singh Gold

Indian Men’s Compound Team Silver

Indian Women’s Compound Team Silver

Tarundeeep Rai Silver

Sweety Kumari Silver
1st Asian Grand Prix – Bangkok, Thailand


Jhano Hansdah Gold

Arjun Rao Bronze

Indian Men’s Recurve Team Silver

Indian Women’s Recurve Team Silver

Indian Women’s Compound Team Silver

Major Players

  • Jayanta Talukdar
  • Rahul Banerjee
  • Mangal Singh
  • Tarundeep Rai

Award Winners

Winner Award
Mangal Singh Champia Arjun Award