Mangal Singh Champia
Mangal Singh Champia (born 9 November 1983, in Jamshedpur) is an Indian archer, who won multiple medals in several International event, including Asian Games. He was conferred with the Arjuna award by President of India for the year 2009.
|Archery World Cup|
|2015 Wroclaw||Mixed Team|
|2010 Antalaya||Men's Team|
|2010 Porec||Men's Team|
|2009 Antalaya||Men's Team|
|2009 Croatia||Men's Team|
|2009 Santo Domingo||Men's Team|
|2008 Antalaya||Men's Team|
|2008 Croatia||Men's Team|
Mangal started archery in the year 1995 and became pro in 2008.
15th Asian Archery Championships, China: Men's Team Event
3rd Asian Grand Prix, Iran
2nd Commonwealth Archery Championships, India
3rd Asian Archery Grand Prix Tournament, Indonesia
2010 Asian Games: Men's Team Event
15th Asian Archery Championships, China: Individual Event
2008 Summer OlympicsEdit
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing Champia finished his ranking round with a total of 678 points, just one point behind Juan René Serrano and equal with Viktor Ruban and scoring more bull's eyes than Serrano. This gave him the second seed for the final competition bracket in which he faced Hojjatollah Vaezi in the first round, beating the Iranian 112-98. In the second round Champia faced 31st seed Bair Badënov, but was unable to beat the Russian who won with 109-108. Badënov went on to win the bronze medal.
- "Archer Mangal Singh Champia clinches Rio berth - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
- "Mangal Singh Champia". World Archery. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
- Athlete biography: Mangal Singh Champia, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug, 17 2008