Jayant Talukdar: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Updated: Jul 16, 2012, 18:25 PM IST

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Full Name: Jayanta Talukdar

Born: 2 March, 1986 (age 26)

Sports: Archery

Jayant Talukdar’s archery career shot into limelight in the year 2006 when he grabbed the Gold Medal at the FITA Meteksan Archery World Cup tournament held at Porec, Croatia.

He was the first Indian Archer ever to clinch the coveted title. He earned an Olympic quota place for the men`s individual recurve event at the Archery World Championship in Turin, Italy.

He would be competing with in the men`s individual recurve and also in the men’s team event.