Deepak Kumar Biography:
Deepak Kumar is an Indian Sport Shooter and He represents India in a 10-metre air rifle event. He was born on Thursday, November 5, 1987, in Delhi, India. His father Raj Kumar is a government employee working in the Delhi tourism department and his mother Vimal Devi is a housewife. He has two siblings and Deepak is the youngest of all.
At the age of 9, his father joined him in gurukul in Dehradun because his parents wanted him to experience Indian traditional education. In 2014, he developed an interest in archery and started practising archery there. He then competed in district and state archery competitions and then represented Uttarakhand at the national level.
Soon, he developed an interest in shooting, when he met Jaspal Rana (Ex-World no.1 pistol shooter) who motivated him to pursue shooting professionally. From then he joined a shooting training school to ace the game.
After passing out from gurukul, he returned to Delhi and joined the Indian air force. Currently, Deepak serving as a sergeant at the Indian air force. He continued his training in rifle shooting and he’s currently training under Manoj Kumar. He represents the Indian air force at the national level and won medals.
All Wiki Biography:
|Real Name||Deepak Kumar|
|Profession||Indian Sport Shooter|
|Event||10-metre air rifle|
|Date of Birth||November 5, 1987 (Thursday)|
|Age (as in 2021)||33 Years|
|Birth Place||Delhi, India|
|College||Maharshi Dayanand University|
|Education Qualifications||B. A.|
In 2017, Deepak made his international debut at the Commonwealth Championships held in Brisbane, Australia and won his first medal by clinching bronze in the 10m air rifle individual event.
In the following year, he participated in the commonwealth games and finished at 5th position in a 10m air rifle individual event. He then competed in the Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia and won the silver medal in the 10m air rifle individual event. In the same year, Deepak made his debut ISSF world cup 2018 held in Mexico and won the bronze medal in a 10m air rifle mixed team event.
In 2019, at the ISSF world cup 2019 held in Munich in Germany, he won the silver medal in a 10m air rifle mixed team event. He then won the bronze medal at the Asian shooting championships and secured his berth at the Tokyo Olympics.
Deepak Kumar Achievements:
- Commonwealth Championships 2017 (10 m air rifle): Bronze Medal
- ISSF World Cup 2018 (10 m air rifle mixed team): Bronze Medal
- Asian Games 2018 (10 m air rifle): Silver Medal
- ISSF World Cup 2019 (10 m air rifle mixed team): Silver Medal
- Asian Shooting Championships 2019 (10 m air rifle): Bronze Medal
Physical Stats & More
|Height (Approx)||165 cm (in Centimeters) |
1.65 m (in meters)
5’ 5” (in feet inches)
|Weight (Approx)||55 kg (in kilograms)|
121 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements||Chest: 40 inches|
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
|Parents||Father: Raj Kumar|
Mother: Vimal Devi
Happy teacher’s day to all Guru pic.twitter.com/MUmLn503N7— Olympion Deepak Kumar Shooter (@Deepak_g_arya) September 5, 2020