Archery in India
- For historical Indian archery traditions, see dhanurveda
|Archery in India|
|Governing body||Archery Association of India|
Deepika Kumari won an individual gold medal in archery at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, beating Olympic bronze medalist Alison Williamson. Along with Laishram Bombayla Devi and Chekrovolu Swuro, Kumari won a silver medal in the team event at the 2011 World Archery Championships. Srither won gold at Asian Archery Championship held at Indonesia in November 2009.
A great archer of repute is Sanjeeva Kumar Singh. He has the distinction of winning both the Arjuna award & Dronacharya Award for Archery. He is also credited with the growth of archery in the state of Jharkhand and was a critical contributor to the development of Tata Archery Academy in Jamshedpur, which now produces Olympians.
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