Born on 5th April 1992, Atanu Das is an Indian archer who represents the nation in the Recurve Men’s Individual and Team events. He hails from Kolkata, West Bengal and did his schooling from Baranagar Narendranath Vidyamandir, Baranagar. Atanu started archery at the age of 14 under the coaching of Mithu Da. In 2008, he moved to Tata Archery Academy and began training under the Korean coach Lim Chae Wong. Atanu is righthanded and his arrows are 28″ long and his draw weight is 37.5 lbs. He made his international debut in 2008 and is one of India’s leading male recurve archers. Currently employed in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Kolkata, Atanu’s current world ranking is 34. He will be representing the Indian Men team in individual as well as team Recurve events in Tokyo 2020-Olympics after the Indian team finished second behind China at the World Championships in s’Hertogenbosch (Netherlands) in June.
Age – 27 years – Born on 5th April 1992
Current World Archery Ranking – 34
Atanu Das Archery career achievements/medals:
Asian Grand Prix
He won Gold Medal in the 3rd Asian Grand Prix 24-31 May 2011 in Dhaka Bangladesh in Individual Men (Recurve)
World Youth Championship
Silver medal (men’s team) at 2011 World Youth Championship in Legnica, Poland
A 90's born who has witnessed Sachin becoming "The God", Dhoni becoming "The only Captain to have won all the ICC trophies" and Kohli turning into a "run-machine". Cricket is something I am crazy for and I try to deliver the best and true I can in my every writing.