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Deepika Kumari Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More


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Bio
Real NameDeepika Kumari
NicknameDeepa
ProfessionArcher
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 3”
Weightin Kilograms- 56 kg
in Pounds- 123 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Archery
Turned Pro2006
Current teamIndian Archery Women Team
Coach/MentorHarendra Singh
Records (main ones)• She won the 11th Youth World Archery Championship held in Ogden, USA in 2009
• Deepika kumari also secured a Gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth games in both women's individual and team recurve event.
Career Turning PointIn 2010, when she scored a goal against Italy in the 4th minute of the extra time which gave the Unites States a 1-0 victory over Italy to qualify for the final spot for the Women's World Cup.
Personal Life
Date of BirthJune 13, 1994
Age (as in 2016)22 Years
Birth PlaceRanchi, Jharkhand, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownRanchi, Jharkhand, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
FamilyFather- Shivnarayan Mahato
Deepika Kumari with her father
Mother- Geeta Mahato
ReligionHinduism
EthnicityIndian
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Sexual OrientationStraight
HusbandN/A
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Deepika Kumari

  • Does Deepika Kumari smoke: No
  • Does Deepika kumari drink alcohol: No
  • 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.
  • Deepika’s family couldn’t afford expensive equipments so she used to practice with home- made Bamboo bows and arrows.
  • 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/-.
  • 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.
  • Kumari had won her first Archery World Cup individual recurve gold medal at Antalya (Turkey) back in May 2012.
  • She was conferred with Arjuna Award, India’s second highest sporting award in the year 2012 by President of India Pranab Mukherjee.
  • The Government of India also awarded her with the country’s civilian honor, Padma Shri in 2016.
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