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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.

Mangal Singh Champia
Medal record
Men's Archery

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Archery World Cup
Silver medal – second place 2015 Wroclaw Mixed Team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Antalaya Men's Team
Silver medal – second place 2010 Porec Men's Team
Silver medal – second place 2009 Antalaya Men's Team
Gold medal – first place 2009 Croatia Men's Team
Gold medal – first place 2009 Santo Domingo Men's Team
Gold medal – first place 2008 Antalaya Men's Team
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Croatia Men's Team
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Doha Team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guangzhou Team

Mangal started archery in the year 1995 and became pro in 2008.

He has secured 2016 Rio Olympics berth.[1]

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Other achievements[2]Edit

  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.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archer Mangal Singh Champia clinches Rio berth - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2015-11-07.
  2. ^ "Mangal Singh Champia". World Archery. Retrieved 2015-11-07.
  3. ^ Athlete biography: Mangal Singh Champia, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug, 17 2008