Chekrovolu Swuro

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Chekrovolu Swuro

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Claim to fame

SPORT - ARCHERY

Day job - Assistant Sub-Inspector Nagaland Police

Height - 5'7" (171 cm)

Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg) (at the 2012 Olympics); 152 lbs (2008 Olympics)

Birthday - November 21, 1982

Career high – Represented India at the London Olympics 2012, the First Person from Nagaland to become an Olympian in 64 years(and the second ever) (The first was the all-time great Dr. T. Ao who captained the Indian football team in 1948.)

Status - Single

Hometown lives in Dimapur, Nagaland

Born in Dzulhami village, Phek district, Nagaland, India

Entry into the sport Since age 13, Chekrovolu has been practising archery and was encouraged, since the winter of 1994, to take up archery by her elder sister Vesuzolu S. Vadeo, a major archer of all-India fame herself. (www.nagajournal.com)

Major career achievements

Silver medal in the Senior [Indian] National Archery Championship in 1996

Gold Medal at the 21st Junior National Archery Championship

Gold medal in 5th & 6th National Games

Silver medal at the 1st Asian Archery Circuit meet in 1999

Silver medal at the 3rd Asian Archery Circuit meet in 2000

•2005: Bronze medal in the team recurve event at the Asian Archery Championship in New Delhi, India

•2006: Gold medal in the team recurve event at the 2nd Commonwealth Archery Championship in Jamshedpur, India

Three Bronze medals in the 2007 World Cup

•2007: Bronze medal in the team recurve event at the 15th Asian Archery Championship China

•2007: Bronze medal in the team recurve event at the World Cup Stage IV Dover, Great Britain


2008: Bronze medal in the team recurve event at the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China

• 2009: Chekrovolu and her team secured 4th position in 16th Asian Archery Championship at Bali, Indonesia

•2010: Silver (individual) Commonwealth Games test events in Delhi

•2011: Bronze medal in the team recurve event at the World Cup Stage II Antalya, Turkey

•2011: Silver medal in the team recurve event at the 46th World Championships at Turin in Italy

•2011: Silver medal in the team recurve event at he World Cup Stage III Ogden, USA

•2011: Gold medal in the team recurve event at the World Cup Stage IV at Shanghai, China

•2011: Bronze medal in the team recurve event at the 17th Asian Archery Championship in Iran

Member of the Indian Archery team at the 2012 Olympics Games in London

•2012: Silver in Asian Grand Prix in Bangkok

•2012: Silver at the 1st World Cup Stage I in Shanghai, China

2013: Arjuna Award

Detailed results

See the charts below

Source sports-reference

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