Deepika Kumari BioGraphy

Deepika Kumari is arguably one of the greatest Indian female archers, currently ranked fifth but once ranked first in the world. She rose to fame after winning two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. She finished first in both the individual and team re curve events. Her interest in archery began when she was a child, when she practiced archery by shooting mangoes with stones instead of arrows. Her parents could not afford her supplies as she came from a low-income family, so she practiced with self-made bamboo arrows and bows most of the time. Read Biography of her is given below.

Deepika Kumari BioGraphy

Her dream of becoming an archer took off in 2005, when Meera Munda, the wife of the then chief minister, founded an archery institute in Kharsawan, Jharkhand. She joined the Tata Archery Institute in Jamshedpur the next year. She received a $500 stipend, as well as proper equipment and a uniform. She returned home after a three-year absence after winning a gold medal at the Cadet World Championships in 2009. The following year, she won two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and qualified for the 2012 Olympics in London. She won the World Cup in Turkey just before the Olympics and became a gold contender for India at the Games, but returned empty-handed.

She continued to compete at the international level, winning five silver medals including the World Cup and the World Championships. She also qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics, and as last time, hopes were high for her, but she was once again struggling to perform on the main stage. However, she made it to the 16th round at the 2016 Olympics. With her hand her age and the way she has played at stages other than the Olympics, she should be able to carry an Olympic medal at the 2020 Olympics, which is taking place in Tokyo.


In 2005, she started her career and started with Arjun Archery Academy. After that she joined Tata Archery Academy. 2006 was a very golden year in the life of her. Her first breakthrough came in 2006, with she winning her Pella Gold Medal at the 2006 Junior World Championship in Mexico. In 2010, she did wonders as she won the gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, becoming the first Indian woman to do so. Due to these resources, she was also awarded Arjun Awards and Padma Shri.

Real Name Deepika Kumari Mahato
Nick name Deepika
Age 27 Year Year Old
Date Of Birth 13 June 1994
Nationality Indian
Country India
Gender Female
Birth Place Ranchi, Bihar (now Jharkhand), India
Profession Archeress
Sport Archery
Team Indian Archery Women Team
Club Tata Archery Academy
Birth Sign Gemini
Turn Pro 2006
Father Name Shivnarayan Mahato
Mother Name Geeta Mahato
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Husband  Name Atanu Das
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 Physical Status
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Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Body Athelitc
Weight 56 kg (123 lb)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size 5 (US) Approx
Bra size Approx  32 B
Butt Size Approx 32 inches
Waist Size Approx 28 inches
Dress Size 5 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
 Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is she Lesbian No
Any Affair Yet Not
Boy Friend Name
Husband Name Atanu Das
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2012 Arjuna Award
2014 FICCI Sportsperson of the Year Award
2016 Padma Shri
2017 Young Achievers Award

 Early Life

She was born to Shivnarayan Mahato, an auto-rickshaw driver from the Kshatriya Prajapati tribe, and Geeta Mahto, a nurse at Ranchi Medical College. Her parents live in Ratu Chatti village, about 15 km from Ranchi. She practiced archery as a boy, shooting mangoes with sticks. Her’s parents initially struggled to fulfill her dream financially, often sacrificing the family budget to buy new supplies for her training; As a result, she practiced archery with a handmade bamboo bow and arrows. Deepika’s cousin Vidya Kumari, who was then a student at the Tata Archery Academy, helped her honing her skills.


She  does her schooling from Ratu Ranchi. She enrolled in Arjun Archery Academy in 2005. And the main start of her career joined Tata Archery Academy located in Jamshedpur in 2006. She learned all the art of archery from Tata Archery Academy.



She married Antanu Das on 30 June 2020 at Morhabadi ground in Ranchi after playing the 2020 World Cup. Antanu Das is an Indian archer and hails from Kolkata, West Bengal.

 World Championships

  • Silver medal – second place 2011 Torino Women’s Team
  • Silver medal – second place 2015 Copenhagen Women’s Team

 Asian Championships

  • Bronze medal – third place 2019 Bangkok Mixed Team
  • Bronze medal – third place 2019 Bangkok Team
  • Silver medal – second place 2015 Bangkok Recurve Team
  • Bronze medal – third place 2015 Bangkok Mixed Team
  • Gold medal – first place 2013 Taipei Mixed Team
  • Silver medal – second place 2011 Tehran Recurve Team

 World Cup

  • Gold medal – first place 2021 Guatemala City Women’s Individual

 Commonwealth Games

  • Gold medal – first place 2010 Delhi Recurve individual
  • Gold medal – first place 2010 Delhi Recurve team


 Asian Games

  • Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guangzhou Recurve team

 Net Worth

According to the sources, Deepika Kumari’s net worth ranges from 5 to 7 million dollars.

Tokyo Olympics 2020

Hailing from a small village family in Jharkhand, she has traveled to become the world No. 1 archer and is set to fly the flag at the Tokyo Olympics.

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:: FAQ ::

Ques :  Who is her husband?
Ans :  Atanu Das

Ques :  Who is the coach of her?
Ans :  Tiwary

Ques :  What is the age of her?
Ans :  27 year old

Ques :  What is the height of her?
Ans :  1.61 m

Ques :  When was she born?
Ans :  13 June 1994

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