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Divya Dhayal
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Divya Dhayal is a women archer from India
Personal information
Native nameदिव्या धायल
Nationality India
CitizenshipIndia
BornBareilly
ResidencePune.[1]
EducationSecondary[1]
Alma materAPS[1]
OccupationStudent
Years active2014-Present
Sport
CountryIndia
SportArchery
Rank35[2]
TeamIndia[3]
Turned pro2014
Coached byCol. Vikram S. Dhayal[4]
Achievements and titles
Highest world ranking21[5]

Divya Dhayal is an archer from India. She became a national archery champion at age 15[6]. She has represented India at world archery youth championship, archery world cups, international archery tournaments[7][8]and other international archery events[9][10]

Divya started her early archery training at the Army Sports Institute.[11] in Pune and later at other places, under Col. Vikram S. Dhayal[4]

Early life & education[edit | edit source]

Family[edit | edit source]

Divya born in Bareilly, comes from an Army family[12]. Her father Col. Vikram S Dhayal[1] is an army officer.[13]

Career[edit | edit source]

Divya started her archery journey at the age of 13 years in 2014.[12]

National[edit | edit source]

She won the Senior National Archery Championship in 2017 by winning the individual gold and mixed team gold.[6]

International[edit | edit source]

She started playing as an International player by participating in the World Cup[14] as a compound archer and has played for India since 2016.[15]

Achievements[2]
Year Title Category Medal Place
2018 Archery Asia Cup Competition, Stage-3[16][17] Women's Compound Individual Silver Chinese Taipei
2018 Asia Cup, Stage-2[18] Women's Compound Individual Bronze Manila
2018 Asia Cup, Stage-2 Women's Compound Team Silver Manila
2018 Asia Cup, Stage-1[19] Women's Compound Team Bronze Bangkok
2018 World Cup[20][21][22] Women's Compound Team Silver Antalya
2017 World archery youth championship[23][24] Women's Compound Team Bronze Rosario
2017 Asia Cup Women's Compound Team Silver Taiwan
2017 Asia Cup Women's Compound Individual Gold Taiwan
2017 Asia Cup Mixed Compound Team Gold Taiwan
2017 World Cup[25][26][27] Mixed Compound Team Bronze Antalya

Personal life[edit | edit source]

She recently received the prestigious Indian Sports Honours[28] and has two siblings Khushbu Dhayal[29] and Digvijay Dhayal[30]. She studies at the Army Public School, Pune.[31][32]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "divya-dhayal". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. The Times of India. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "divya-dhayal". worldarchery.org. World Archery Federation. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  3. "AAI Circular" (PDF). indianarchery.info. Archery Association of India. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "vikram singh dhayal". worldarchery.org. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  5. Selva Ganapathy (14 July 2017). "India's rising star Divya shines at Asia Cup". worldarchery.org. World Archery Federation. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Express News Service (1 April 2017). "Pune girl Divya Dhayal becomes national archery champion". indianexpress.com. The Indian Express. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  7. PTI (8 March 2018). "india finish with three gold medals at archery asia cup". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. The Times of India. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  8. "2018 Archery Asia Cup – Stage 1". sportstalk24.com. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  9. Sarthak Sharma (8 July 2017). "15-year-old Divya Dhayal clinches two gold medals at Asia Archery Cup". sportskeeda.com. Sportskeeda. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  10. "Iran's Ebadi wins gold at Asia Cup archery meet". Digitalsporty. 2017-07-08. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  11. "International standard shooting range". www.armysportsinstitute.com. 2018-03-08. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Ananya Barua (2018-11-07). "Hitting the bullseye: One arrow at a time, Pune's champion family of archers take a bow". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  13. Anjali Shetty (2018-06-24). "Pune's 30 Under 30". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  14. "Antalya 2016 Hyundai Archery World Cup Stage 3". worldarchery.org. World Archery Federation. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  15. Chris Wells (2 October 2017). "9 athletes to watch at the 2017 World Archery Youth Championships". worldarchery.org. World Archery Federation. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  16. PTI. "India bag four medals at Asian Archery, finish third". indianexpress.com. The Indian Express. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  17. PTI (10 July 2018). "India finished joint-third with Iran at Archery Asia Cup Stage 3 in Taipei, bag three silver medals and one bronze". firstpost.com. Firstpost. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  18. Ananya Barua (11 April 2018). "Pune's archery prodigy, Divya Dhayal brings home two medals from Manila Asia Cup". hindustantimes.com. Hindustan Times. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  19. Y B Sarangi (8 March 2018). "muskan kirar wins gold in team archery at asia cup stage I". sportstar.thehindu.com. Sportstar. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  20. PTI (25 May 2018). "India bag silver and bronze in archery World Cup". hindustantimes.com. Hindustan Times. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  21. Jyothi Surekha Vennam (25 May 2018). "India bag silver, bronze in archery World Cup". zeenews.india.com. Zee News. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  22. PTI (25 May 2018). "india bag silver bronze in archery world cup". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. The Times of India. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  23. Express News Service (5 September 2017). "Dhayal sisters qualify for Youth World Championship". indianexpress.com. The Indian Express. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  24. Express News Service (9 October 2017). "Dhayal Sisters win bronze in World Championship". indianexpress.com. The Indian Express. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  25. Arti Diwan (12 June 2017). "Divya Dhayal wins bronze medal at Archery World Cup". sportsflashes.com. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  26. Jigar Hindocha (15 June 2017). "Calmness can earn you medal". sakaltimes.com. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  27. ESPN staff (11 June 2017). "India win bronze in compound mixed team event at World Cup". espn.in. ESPN. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  28. "Indian Sports Honours". facebook.com. Indian Sports Honours. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  29. "Khushbu Dhayal". worldarchery.org. World Archery Federation. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  30. "Digvijay Dhayal". worldarchery.org. World Archery Federation. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  31. Divya Dhayal (28 July 2018). "Everybody excels in their own time, you just need to be patient". thebridge.in. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  32. Md Imtiaz (25 December 2017). "Looking back on 2017: Divya Dhayal raised the bar at the Archery Asia Cup". thebridge.in. Retrieved 25 December 2018.

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