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Nishant Kumawat
Personal information
Birth nameNishant Kumawat[1][2]
Born (1998-08-25) 25 August 1998 (age 21)
Jaipur,Rajasthan India
SportArchery (recurve bow)

Nishant Kumawat in an Indian archer specializing in the recurve bow. He has participated in multiple youth national and world championships, the most notable being his silver medal showing at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Apia, Samoa. He is supported by the GoSports Foundation.

Early life and background[edit]

Nishant Kumawat took up archery following his elder cousin brother, Dinesh Kumawat (also an archer& National Gold Medalist). Started competing at the age of 13. He used to train with his brother’s equipments initially.[citation needed]


He moved to Jaipur from his village Pipla and stayed with his Uncle to train there before moving to Aurangabad. He is now settled at the Army Sports Institute in Pune where he is training hard with best of amenities.[peacock term] Nishant on a regular basis trains for a period of 8 hours daily. His training regime consists of running, stretching, gym, meditation along with the conventional target practicing.[citation needed] Nishant is currently concentrating on his 12th Board exams along with his training.[citation needed] He has won a Silver Medal in the State Championship, 2012-13.[citation needed] In 2016, Nishant landed the team gold medal for the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) in 36th Sub-Junior National Archery Championship in Goa,[3] and in 2017, won the team silver at the Silver for SSCB in the 37th Sub-Junior National Archery Championship in Odisha.[4]


Year Competition Venue Event Result
2015 35th Sub-Junior National Archery Championship Jamshedpur, Janarkand, India 60+60 Meters Bronze[5][6]
2015 Commonwealth Youth Games Apia, Samoa Recurve Bow, Individual Men's Silver[7][8]
2016 36th Sub-Junior National Archery Championship Fatorda Sports Complex, Goa Recurve Division Boys Team Event (as SSCB) Gold[3]
2016 38th Junior National Archery Championship JRD Tata Sports Complex, Jamshedpur, Janarkand, India Recurve Division Boys Team Event (as SSCB) Bronze[3]
2017 37th Sub-Junior National Archery Championship Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India Recurve Division Boys Team Event (as SSCB) Silver[4]


  1. "Nishant Kumawat". World Archery. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  2. http://www.indianarchery.info/registered_archers.aspx
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 http://www.indianarchery.info/upload/SG%202015%20-%20report-%20Agenda%20(2).pdf
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Services archers emerge overall champions". sportslogon.com. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  5. India, Press Trust of (23 January 2015). "SSCB maintains lead in Sub-Jr National Archery Championship". Retrieved 29 August 2018 – via Business Standard.
  6. http://www.gosportsfoundation.in/img/Rahul_Dravid_Athlete_Mentorships_Selected_Athletes.pdf
  7. "Archer Nishant Kumawat wins silver medal at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games". sportskeeda.com. 13 September 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  8. User, Super. "Army Sports - India". www.armysportsinstitute.com. Retrieved 29 August 2018.

External Links[edit]

  1. http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/commonwealth-youth-games-archer-prachi-singh-wins-archery-gold/20150910.htm

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