International archer Jayanta Talukdar tests positive for Covid-19

Talukdar was admitted to a hospital in Guwahati after getting infected by the virus a few days ago.

File Picture: Talukdar said his oxygen level was low, and he was treated in the ICU.   -  The Hindu

International archer Jayanta Talukdar has been hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19.

Talukdar was admitted to a hospital in Guwahati after getting infected by the virus a few days ago.

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Talukdar said his oxygen level was low, and he was treated in the ICU. He is still in the hospital.

The 2012 London Olympian had achieved his career-best world No. 2 ranking after winning back to back individual World Cup gold medals in stage one (Porec) and stage two (Croatia) of the World Cup in 2006.

He also won an individual bronze medal at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010. He was also a member of the Indian side with Rahul Banerjee, Tarundeep Rai and Mangal Singh Champia, who had become world No. 1 in the build-up to the London Olympics.

An Arjuna Awardee, Talukdar has also won two Asian Games team bronze medals in 2006 Doha and 2010 Guangzhou.