Rahul Banerjee

Rahul Banerjee

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Rahul Banerjee Profile

  • Name:
  • Rahul Banerjee
  • Born:
  • December 15, 1986
  • Father:
  • Ashok Banerjee
  • Mother:
  • Kalpana Banerjee
  • Awards:
  • Arjuna Award by the Government of India in 2011

  • Achievements:
  • Gold medal in the recurve individual event in 2010 Commonwealth Games held at Delhi

    Bronze medal in the recurve team event in the 2010 Asian Games held at Guangzhou, China

    Gold medals in the World Cup Archery in 2008, 2009 and 2010

    Gold meal in individual event in Asian Grand Prix in 2009 and 2010

Rahul Banerjee Biography

Rahul Banerjee is an Indian sportsman who excels in the game of archery. He got an entry into the 2012 London Olympics after finishing up in the second place in the final qualification meet at Ogden in United States but failed to accomplish at the Olympics.

 

Rahul Banerjee was born on 15th December 1986 in Baranagar in North 24 Parganas District of West Bengal. His father’s name is Ashok Banerjee and his mother’s name is Kalpana Banerjee. He has one sister Dola Banerjee who is also an archer.

 

He started practicing the game of archery at his age of thirteen and made his first international appearance in the Youth World Championship in 2004 where he won the silver medal in the team events. This the first ever medal by an Indian in international level tournament in the game of archery.

 

He has won gold medals at World Cup Archery consecutively for three times from 2008 to 2010. He also won the Individual Gold Medal in the Asian Grand Prix in 2009 and 2010. He won gold medal in the men’s individual recurve event and bronze medal in the team event in the Commonwealth Games 2010 held at Delhi.

 

He also won bronze medal in team event in the 16th Asian Games held in 2010 at Guangzhou in China. He received the prestigious Arjuna Award for his sporting talents from the Government of India in 2011.

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Updated: December 25, 2012

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