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Jayanta Talukdar
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Born March 2, 1986 (1986-03-02) (age 35)
Guwahati, India

Jayanta Talukdar (born 2 March 1986 in Guwahati) is an Indian archer. He has won individual gold Medal in the 2006 Archery World Cup.

Career

Talukdar was part of the Indian team that won the silver medal at the 2004 Junior World Championships. He followed up with a gold medal at the FITA Meteksan World Cup in 2006, becoming the first Indian archer (bhartiya tirandaj) to win gold at the event. In 2006 he also won a gold medal at the South Asian Games and a bronze medal in the team competition at the 2006 Asian Games.

Despite losses in 2009, the Tata Steel sponsored Talukdar was seeded Number 1 for the 2009 World Cup in Copenhagen.

On 21 June 2012, Jayanta Talukdar made it to the Indian men's recurve archers team for London Olympics 2012, he competed in both the men's individual and the men's team events. He lost to Jacob Wukie in the first round of the individual event, and India lost to Japan in the first round of the team event.

In November, 2015, he won Bronze medal in the 2015 Asian Archery Championships with Deepika Kumari in the Recurve Mixed Team event.

Tokyo Olympics

He is most probales in for the tokyo 2021 Olympics games

Awards

The President, Smt. Pratibha Patil presenting the Arjuna Award -2006 to Shri Jayanta Talukdar for Archery at a glittering function, in New Delhi on August 29, 2007
The President, Smt. Pratibha Patil presenting the Arjuna Award -2006 to Shri Jayanta Talukdar for Archery at a glittering function, in New Delhi on August 29, 2007

Jayanta was awarded the Arjuna Award in archery in August, 2006.

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