Pranitha Vardhineni Biography: Pranitha Vardhineni is an Indian Recurve Archer who has represented India at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She has also participated in various National archery events.
Pranitha Vardheneni was born on November 17, 1990, in Kalleda, a place in Adilabad District of Telangana in India. She was inclined towards archery since her school days.
She studied from Kalleda Rural School in Warangal District, Telangana State, India. It was in the year 2004 when Pranitha Vardheneni participated for the first time in any archery event. She was just 14 years old when she won a Bronze medal at the National Sub-Junior Archery Championships. She got complete backing from her family as she went on to pursue archery as a full-time sport.
Pranitha got married in June 2016 and currently lives in Telangana, Hyderabad. She got a job offer from the Indian Railways owing to her achievements for India in Archery. She is currently working in the Indian Railways, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.
Affiliations: Tata Archery Academy
When Pranitha won her first-ever medal in Archery at the National Sub-Junior Archery Championships, she grabbed the quick attention of Tata Archery Academy Coaches. She was selected into the young squad and got the opportunity to train under good coaches present at the prestigious Tata Archery Academy in Jamshedpur, India.
Between 2004 and 2013, Pranitha Vardhineni participated in twelve national level archery competitions and secured a medal in eleven of them. She has been stupendous in her entire career. Her major International appearance is representing India at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics but unfortunately, she couldn’t win any medal at any event.
She has won many medals in her 9-year long career and some major wins include Asian Archery Grand Prix stint where she has won numerous medals. adding to her tally of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. After announcing retirement from the sport Pranitha is joined the Sports Authority of India as an Archery Coach in 2013. As of 2013, she was posted at the Sports Training Centre in Gachibowli, Hyderabad.
These are some of her International achievements:
|2015||4th World Cup||Medellin, Colombia||Participated|
|2014||27th Asian Games||Incheon, Korea||Participated|
|2014||4th World Cup||Poland||Participated|
|2014||1st World Cup||Shanghai, China||Participated|
|2010||Commonwealth Games Invitational Test Event||New Delhi, India||Bronze|
|2010||Asian Archery Grand Prix||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Silver, Gold|
|2009||4th Asian Archery Grand Prix||Dhaka, Bangladesh||Gold|
|2009||4th Asian Archery Grand Prix||Kolkata, India||Participated|
|2009||2nd Asian Archery Grand Prix||Teheran, Iran||Gold|
|2009||1st Asian Archery Grand Prix||Bangkok, Thailand||Silver|
|2008||3rd Asian Archery Grand Prix||Manila, Philippines||Silver|
|2008||Youth World Championship||Antalya, Turkey||Silver|
|2008||29th Olympic Games||Beijing, China||Participated|
|2008||2nd Asian Archery Grand Prix||Teheran, Iran||Silver|
|2008||World Cup||Croatia, Porec||Participated|
|2008||World Cup||Santo Domingo, Dominican republic||Participated|
|2008||2nd South Asian Archery Championship||Jamshedpur, India||Gold|
|2008||1st Asian Archery Grand Prix||Bangkok, Thailand||Bronze|
|2007||3rd Asian Archery Grand Prix||Isfahan, Iran||Participated|
|2007||2nd Archery Junior Championship||Chinese Taipei||Silver|
|2006||Cadet & Junior World Championship||Merida, Mexico||Silver|
|Year||Name of Tournament||Venue||Medals|
|2013||34th Senior Nationals||Jamshedpur||Gold-2|
|2012||33rd Senior Nationals||Chennai||Silver-1|
|2007||33rd National Games||Guwahati||Silver-1|
|2012||32nd Senior Nationals||Jamshedpur||Bronze-1|
|2011||31st Senior Nationals||Vijaywada||Participated|
|2010||30th Senior Nationals||Guwahati||Gold-1|
|2009||29th Senior Nationals||Pune||Gold-1|
|2008||28th Senior National||Jamshedpur||Silver-2|
|2007||27th Senior Nationals||Vijayawada||Silver-1|
|2008||31st Junior Nationals||Jamshedpur||Gold-2|
|2007||30th Junior Nationals||Amravati||Gold-1|
|2004||Sub- Junior Nationals||Delhi||Bronze-1|
Date of Birth- November 17, 1990
Age (as of 2019)- 29
Birthplace- Kalleda, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
Zodiac sign- Scorpio
Hometown-Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
School- Kalleda Rural School in Warangal District
College- Not Known
Occupation- Former Recurve Archer, Employee at Indian Railways
Event- Women’s Individual & Team Archery
Marital Status- Married
Net worth-Not Known
Ethnicity- Not Known
Sexual Orientation- Straight
Hobbies- Travelling and Reading Books
Tattoo – NO
Height- 5-1 (155 cm)
Weight (approx.) – 148 lbs (67 kg)
Eye Color- Dark Brown
Hair Color- Black
Pranitha Vardhineni has never been involved in any controversy.
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