Laxmirani Majhi

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Laxmirani Majhi
Personal information
Born (1989-01-26) 26 January 1989 (age 30)
Bagula, Ghatshila, Jharkhand
ResidenceGhatshila, Jharkhand
Sport
Country India
SportArchery
Event(s)recurve
Updated on 10 September 2015.

Laxmirani Majhi (born 26 January 1989) is an Indian female right handed recurve archer.

Early life[edit]

Laxmi is from the Santhal tribe; she grew up in Bagula village in East Singhbhum district, Jharkhand. Her first chance to become an archer was offered to her when the selectors for the archery academy visited her Government School.[1] Laxmi work with Indian Railways in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh [2]

Achievements[edit]

She competed in the individual recurve event and the 2015 World Archery Championships – She also finished 4th in the Individual Event, losing out on the Bronze Medal. team recurve event where she won the silver medal at the 2015 World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.[3]

She was the part of the team that qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics.[4] The Indian women's recurve team, consisting of Laxmirani Majhi, Bombayla Devi Laishram and Deepika Kumari, finished 7th in the ranking round. The team won their match against Colombia in the round of 16 before losing the quarterfinal match against Russia.[5]

In the individual event, she ranked 43rd in the ranking round. She then lost to Alexandra Longová of Slovakia in the round of 64.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laxmirani Majhi, Archer - UNICEF".
  2. ^ "Shooting Olympics arrow".
  3. ^ "2015 World Archery Championships: Entries by country" (PDF). ianseo.net. pp. 7–18. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  4. ^ "2016 Rio Olympics: Indian men's archery team faces last chance to make cut". Zee News. 11 June 2016. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  5. ^ "India women's archery team of Deepika Kumari, Laxmirani Majhi, Bombayla Devi lose quarter-final against Russia". Indian Express. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: Laxmirani Majhi crashes out of women's individual archery event". First Post. 8 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016.

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