Deepika Kumari

Profession: Archer


Father of Deepika Kumari

Shivnarayan Mahato

Mother of Deepika Kumari

Geeta Mahato

Information about Deepika Kumari

Deepika s family couldn't afford expensive equipments so she used to practice with home- made Bamboo bows and arrows.  Does Deepika kumari drink alcohol: No  She was conferred with Arjuna Award, India's second highest sporting award in the year 2012 by President of India Pranab Mukherjee  Deepika Kumari started her professional archery career in the year 2006 when she decided to join the Tata Archery Academy in Jamshedpur. It was here that she got an access to proper archery equipment and uniforms for the first time in her life, along with a monthly stipend of Rs. 500/-.  The Government of India also awarded her with the country's civilian honor, Padma Shri in 2016.  Kumari had won her first Archery World Cup individual recurve gold medal at Antalya (Turkey) back in May 2012.  Deepika Kumari hails from a financially disadvantaged family. Her father is an auto-rickshaw driver while her mother works as a nurse at the Ranchi Medical College.  Does Deepika Kumari smoke: No  Deepika Kumari won the 11th Youth World Archery Championship that was held in Ogden City, Utah, USA back in 2009 when she was just 15 years old. 


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