Tarundeep Rai Age, Wiki, Biography, Height, Ranking, Family, Career & More

Tarundeep Rai (Archer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, Wife, Ranking, Awards, Coach, Medal, Tokyo Olympics, Sate & More

Tarundeep Rai is an Indian professional Archer hailing from the Northeast region.

Bio

Real NameTarundeep Rai
NicknameTarundeep
ProfessionIndian Archer
Date of Birth22 Feb 1994
Age (as in 2021)27 years old
Zodiac SignPisces
Birth PlaceNamchi, Sikkim
FamilyFather: N/A
Mother: Not Known
Siblings: N/A
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CastN/A
Home TownNamchi, Sikkim

Birth & Early Life

Tarun was born on 22nd February 1984 in Sikkim. His father was a professional Photographer. And his cousin is a well-known football player. His family was sports-oriented and he has continued the family legacy by earning accomplishments in the archery world.

Education & More

SchoolNot known
CollegeNot known
QualificationNot known
AwardsArjuna Award, Padma Shri

Career

In 2003, Tarun made his international debut at the Asian Archery Championship, Myanmar. In the same year, he represented the Indian Archery team and finished fourth at the world championships in New York. In 2004, the archer won his first gold medal at the Asian Grand Prix, Bangkok. This qualified him for the 2004 Athens Olympics. He finished 43rd in the men’s individual recurve event.

In 2005, Tarundeep played for the Indian team at the Asian archery championship, New Delhi, and settled for the bronze medal. He also won a silver medal at the World Championships, Madrid that year. He was also honored with the Arjuna Award in 2005.

In 2006, Tarun along with Jayanta Talukdar, Mangal Singh, and Viswash won the bronze medal in the recurve team event at the Asian Games, Doha. After experiencing a shoulder injury in 2007 he had given up competing in the 2008 Olympics.

Tarundeep with Pravin Jadhav

Tarun made his glorious comeback in 2009, clinching the silver medal in the individual event and gold medal in the team event at the Asian Grand Prix, Iran. In 2010, he became the first Indian archer to win the individual silver medal at the Asian Games. In the same year, he claimed the gold medal in the Archery World Cup, China. In 2012, he was selected for the London Olympics and finished 17th in the individual event and 9th in the team event.

In 2019, Tarundeep won the team silver medal at the World Archery Championship in the Netherlands. This win helped India book a berth at the Tokyo Olympics. In 2020, he was presented the Padma Shri. In 2021, he declared that he would retire from the archery world after the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

International Debut2003 Asian Archery Championship, Myanmar
SportArchery
Olympic MedalsGold: 0
Silver: 0
Bronze: 0
Other MedalGold: 3
Silver: 4
Bronze: 2
Best RecordFirst Indian archer to win a medal in the Archery World Cup.
World RankingN/A
Coach/MentorRavi Dhanker, Lim Chae Woong, Limba Ram, R Tamang.

Personal Life & More

His Zodiac sign is Pisces. He is married to Anjana Bhatta Rai. The couple has a son Nusam Singh Rai.

Marital StatusMarried
Wife Name Anjana Bhatta Rai
ChildrenSon: Nusam Singh Rai
GirlfriendN/A
Net worthN/A
SalaryNot Available

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)174 cm
Weight (approx.)60kg
Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourBrown
HobbiesN/A

Some Important Facts About Tarundeep Rai

  1. His cousin is an Indian football legend Bahichung Bhutia
  2. His hobbies include playing football, listening to music, and watching movies
  3. Tarun is a right-handed archer ranked 54th in the world and registered a 63% match win score.

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