Jayanta Talukdar

  • India eyeing three gold in Archery World Cup August 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian men's and women's recurve teams have stormed into the finals in the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland. According to information received, the top seed Indian trio of Tarundeep Rai, Jayanta Talukdar and Atanu Das got the better of China 5-4, while the second seeded women's team...
  • India finish second in Asia Archery Championship November 2, 2013

    Kolkata: India clinched one gold and one bronze in the recurve section to finish second behind Korea with six medals in the Asian Archery Championship that concluded in Chinese Taipei on Saturday. According to information received here, the mixed pair of Jayanta Talukdar and Deepika Kumari defeated world champions Korea 146-141...
  • Indian men's recurve team qualifies 2nd in World Archery October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian men's recurve team qualified an impressive second for the elimination round after Jayanta Talukdar and Tarundeep Rai finished 15th and 16th in the individual qualification round on the second day of the World Archery Championships at Belek in Turkey Tuesday. Talukdar and Rai shot 1331 and 1330 respectively...
  • We don't believe in our federation, says archer Jayanta Talukdar May 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Senior Indian archer Jayanta Talukdar is hoping hoped that the national team's Korean coach would be retained till the next Olympic Games but conceded he does not trust the Archery Association of India to do so. "Now we have our foreign coach, Mr Lim Chae Woong. Whether he will continue...
  • We have no excuses to offer, says Limba Ram August 5, 2012

    London: Struggling to explain the much-hyped archers' flop-show at the Olympic Games, teams’ coaches Limba Ram and Ravi Shankar on Sunday said they have no excuses to offer for the below-par performance. "There are no excuses," Limba Ram said at the Games village before the team's departure to India. "We trained...
  • Olympics: Indian archers disappoint at Lord's August 2, 2012

    London: Indian archers, spearheaded by world number one Deepika Kumari who was touted as a strong medal prospect, produced a super flop show at the London Olympics and drew a blank in both team and individual competitions. The hype around the archery event was immense ever since it was announced that...
  • Archery: Talukdar, Swuro crash out July 31, 2012

    London: Indian archers continued to be off target in the Olympics as Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro today crashed out in the opening round of the men's and women's individual events, respectively at the historic Lord's Cricket Ground here. Talukdar was no match for his American rival Jacob Wukie, who easily...
  • Olympics, Day 4: Kashyap, Devendro, Manoj advance August 1, 2012

    London: India's badminton star Parupalli Kashyap defeated Vietnam's Nguyen in straight sets 21-9, 21-14 and light flyweight boxer Devendro Singh knocked his Honduran opponent in the Round of 32 on day four of the 2012 London Olympics. Kashyap dominated the major portion of the match by scoring six points in...
  • India men's archery team knocked out of Olympics July 28, 2012

    London: The Indian men's archery team was knocked out of the Olympic Games after losing to Japan in a tense pre-quarterfinal shoot-off at the Lord's Cricket Ground on Saturday. The trio of Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai, who had qualified bottom of the heap at 12th in the rankings...
  • Indian men archers set their sights on medals July 28, 2012

    London: Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Rahul Banerjee will look to put Friday’s disappointment behind when they feature in the men's team archery on Saturday. The quarter-finals, the semi-finals, the bronze-medal tie and the final will be played on Saturday morning at Lord’s. It will start at 1330 Indian Standard Time. Rai...
  • Indian archers look forward to a perfect start July 27, 2012

    London: Touted as serious medal contenders, a bunch of shy and unassuming archers will seek to give India's Olympic campaign the perfect start when the event gets underway here on Thursday at the hallowed turf of Lord's, the spiritual home of cricket. If the archers needed a spark of inspiration, they...
  • Our archers are hungry for success: Limba Ram July 25, 2012

    Kolkata: Hit by flu on arrival, the Indian archers have got used to the unpredictable weather in London and are now eagerly awaiting the start of the Olympics in which they aim to win their first-ever medal, national coach Limba Ram said. A three-time Olympian himself, the 40-year-old is travelling to...
  • Indian archers aim high ahead of Olympics July 23, 2012

    London: For most young boys growing up in cricket-crazy India, walking out on the hallowed turf at Lord's is the stuff dreams are made of. Archer Tarundeep Rai is no different. Rai is part of the Indian men's archery triumvirate with Jayanta Talukdar and Rahul Banerjee competing at the London Olympics...
  • Ponnappa eyes glory at London 2012 July 16, 2012

    The last Indian contingent that includes badminton star Ashwini Ponnappa and archer Jayanta Talukdar has left for the London Olympics. ...
  • Best chance to win Olympic archery medal: AAI July 5, 2012

    Kolkata: With India set to compete in all four archery events of next month's London Olympics after the men's team made the cut, the country has the best chance to win a medal and script history, Archery Association secretary general Paresh Nath Mukherjee said on Friday. The Indian trio of Tarundeep...
  • Indian men's archery team secures Olympic berth July 5, 2012

    Kolkata: Indian men's archery team comprising Tarundeep Rai, Jayanta Talukdar and Rahul Banerjee secured Olympic berth beating Australians in the qualifiers at Ogden, USA, on Friday. According to information received here, India thrashed Australia by a handsome 221-209 margin in the semi-finals to ensure a place in the next month's Olympics. In...
  • Indian archers win silver in World Cup May 6, 2012

    Kolkata: The Indian men's recurve team of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Rahul Banerjee settled for a silver after going down to their opponents from Great Britain in the Archery World Cup Stage II in Antalya. According to information received, the Indian trio lost the final with a margin of 211-222....
  • India win Archery World Cup, Talukdar individual gold May 10, 2009

    Kolkata: Jayanta Talukdar clinched the men's individual recurve gold and helped India win the team event in the Archery World Cup Stage 2 at Porec, Croatia, on Saturday. Talukdar upset Athens Olympic gold medallist Marco Galiazzo of Italy 110-108 in the final to clinch his second gold. Earlier, the trio of Talukdar,...
  • Indian archers win gold medal in World Cup May 31, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian archers on Friday created history by winning the gold medal in the men's recurve team event in the World Cup in Antalya, Turkey. The Indian squad comprising Rahul Banerjee, Jayanta Talukdar and Mangal Singh Champia thwarted a strong challenge from Malaysia to win the title clash 218-215...
  • Indian cricketers given a miss for Arjuna Awards August 29, 2007

    New Delhi: After shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu was recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, a selection panel led by Kapil Dev has also recommended 15 sportpersons for the Arjuna Award. They are archer Jayanta Talukdar, athlete K M Binu, badminton national champion Chetan Anand, boxer Vijender, chess grandmaster P Harikrishna,...
  • 'Doha exposure to help in Asiad' September 24, 2006

    New Delhi: After gaining some first hand experience about the challenging climate in Doha, the Indian archers are confident that the recent exposure in the West Asian country would stand them in good stead during the Asian Games this December. Ace archer Jayanta Talukdar, who was part of the eight-member Indian...