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|Real Name||Deepika Kumari|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 3”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 56 kg
in Pounds- 123 lbs
|Current team||Indian Archery Women Team|
|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 Point||In 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.|
|Date of Birth||June 13, 1994|
|Age (as in 2016)||22 Years|
|Birth Place||Ranchi, Jharkhand, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Ranchi, Jharkhand, India|
|Family||Father– Shivnarayan Mahato
Mother– Geeta Mahato
|Girls, Family & More|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Deepika Kumari
- Deepika does not smoke nor does she drinks alcohol.
- Deepika Kumari comes 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 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 salary of Rs. 500/-.
- In 2009 when she was just 15 years old, Deepika Kumari won the 11th Youth World Archery Championship that was held in Ogden City, Utah, USA back . 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.