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Tarundeep Rai, India’s Maestro Archer shoots for Tokyo Olympics

  by NEWSNER , 2021-07-21 15:43:51

Tarundeep Rai, India’s Maestro Archer shoots for Tokyo Olympics

INDIA'S maestro bowman Tarundeep Rai, who is a local of Namchi, a North-eastern territory of Sikkim, India to compete at the Olympiads for the third time. He is 37 years of age and has been one among the backbones of the Indian Archery Group for the previous 18 years. Beforehand, Tarundeep had played representing India at the 2004 Athens Olympics just as 2012 London Olympics. Despite the fact that he wasn't adequately fortunate to win the enhanced Olympic award the initial number of times, he is by all accounts completely prepared and certain about himself and his group of three-part Indian men's archers which comprises of Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav who hails from West Bengal and Maharashtra respectively.



The Padmashree being awarded to Tarundeep Rai by APJ Kalam


He specialises in the Recurve division of Archery and will contend in Tokyo on a similar occasion. Rai has been honoured with the Arjuna Award in 2005 and was subsequently granted with India's fourth most noteworthy highest citizen grant, Padma Shree in the year 2020.


Tarundeep Rai is a silver medal titlist for a double-time World Championship in the Men's Recurve group, 2005 Madrid and 2019 Hertogenbosch respectively. Additionally, he likewise has two Asian Games awards –  a group bronze in 2006 at Doha and a silver in Men's Individual Recurve at the 2010 Guangzhou.


The man from Sikkim is set to hang his bow and bolt after the four-yearly occasion, which implies Tokyo gives him a last chance at winning the beautified Olympic award. He had in the past indicated this to be his last Olympics and communicated the wish to end with a platform finish.


Alongside Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav as a feature of the three-part Indian men's recurve toxophilism group, Sikkim's commended bowman Tarundeep Rai has brought glory to his state again by qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, 2021.


Rai is the sole competitor from the state to address Sikkim at the global occasion and is an incredible possibility for India in sports like toxophily.