The North-Eastern star, Tarundeep Rai is a household name in the sport of Archery. Coming from a family of noted sports personalities, He has been playing the sport of Archery since his childhood. One of the best archery players in the country, Tarundeep Rai bagged a gold medal in the Asian Grand Prix Championship at Bangkok in 2004.
Tarundeep Rai was born on 22nd February at Namchi in the Indian state of Sikkim. He has been playing the sport since his childhood. The North-Eastern star made his international debut at the age of 19. On 24th November 2010, he became the first Indian to win an individual men’s silver medal in archery. Tarundeep comes from a family background of sportspersons and found his inspiration from his cousin brother and former Indian football star Baichung Bhutia.
Tarundeep Rai is married to Anjana Bhattarai. The couple is also blessed with a son named, Nusam Singh Rai. The Indian archery player loves listening to music, watching movies and driving. He is currently employed with the Indian Army.
Tarundeep Rai made his International debut in archery at the age of 19. He made his debut in the Asian Archery Championship in 2003, held at Yangon, Myanmar.
He made his country proud, becoming the first-ever Indian Archery player to bag a silver medal at the 16th Asian Games in November 2010, held in Guangzhou in China.
He was also a member of the Indian Archery team that claimed the bronze medal in the 15th Asian Games, held in Doha in 2006.
Tarundeep Rai was also a member of the Indian men’s archery team which participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics. They finished at 11th place in that tournament.
Tarundeep was a member of the Indian men’s recurve team at the 2012 London Olympics. Tarundeep was placed 31st in the men’s Individual ranking and the Indian men’s team was placed 12th in the team ranking.
He also became the first Indian to make it to the semifinal round of the World Archery Championship in 2005, where he narrowly lost to Won Jong Choi of South Korea by 106-112 for the bronze medal play-off.
Tarundeep Rai Honours
Owing to his stellar performance in the game of Archery, Tarundeep Rai was honored with the Arjuna Award by the Government of India in the year 2005.
Tarundeep Rai Achievements
1. Tarundeep Rai bagged a silver medal in 2005 World Championships in the Men’s team event held in Madrid.
2. Tarundeep Rai a silver medal in2019 World Championships in Men’s team event held in Hertogenbosch.
3. He won a silver medal in Recurve Men’s Team in Archery World Cup in Turkey in 2012.
4. Tarundeep Rai bagged a Silver Medal in Recurve Men’s Team in Archery World Cup in 2011.
5. He won a Silver Medal in Recurve Men’s Individual in Asian Games in 2010.
6. He won a Gold Medal in Recurve Men’s Team in Archery World Cup in 2010.
7. He won a Silver Medal in Recurve Men’s Team in Archery World Cup in 2010.
8. He also bagged a Gold Medal in Recurve Men’s Team in the 2nd Asian Grand Prix, Bangkok, Thailand in 2010.
9. He also has a Gold Medal to his name in Recurve Men’s Team in the 5th Asian Grand Prix Tournament in 2009.
10. He has also received a Gold Medal in Recurve Men’s Individual in the 5th Asian Grand Prix Tournament in 2009.
11. He won a Gold Medal in Recurve Men’s Team in the 2nd Asian Grand Prix Tournament in 2009.
12. Tarundeep bagged a Silver Medalist in Recurve Men’s Individual in the 2nd Asian Grand Prix Tournament in 2009.
13. He won a Bronze Medal in Recurve Men’s Team in Asian Games, 2006
14. He was the Silver Medalist in Men’s Team in the 43rd World Outdoor Target Archery Championships in 2005.
Tarundeep Rai Personal Information
Full Name: Tarundeep Rai
Nickname: Not Known
Hometown: Namchi, Sikkim
Height: 5’8 Inches
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Chest Size: 42-inches
Waist Size: 32-inches
Biceps Size: 14-inches
Tarundeep Rai Net Worth
Archery Player Tarundeep Rai’s net worth is learned to be in the region of $1 Million – $10 Million (Unverified)
Tarundeep Rai Controversy
Since having India’s most leading topmost Archer who believes that there is much opportunity in the sports field in Sikkim. He knows that education has importance in life but regarding the field of sports a person should focus on Archery for his career in the future. The most important thing for him in sports is the distance from the bad habits and companies of people. He had requested the state government to make some changes in the infrastructure of Sikkim.
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