Indian @ Rio Olympic 2016: Bombayla Devi Laishram


Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi.

Bombayla Devi Laishram is born 22 February 1985 in Imphal East, Manipur). She is an Indian archer.

She represented India at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the women’s individual as well as team events, but failed to reach the finals in both events. She, along with Dola Banerjee and Pranitha Vardhineni was ranked sixth in the team event qualifiers. They got a bye in the round of 16, but lost to China by 206–211 in the quarterfinals. In the individual event, she was ranked 22nd in the qualifiers, but lost to Iwona Marcinkiewicz of Poland by 101–103 in the round of 64.

At the 2012 London Olympics, she bowed out in the second round of the women’s individual recurve event losing 2-6 to Mexico’s Aída Román on the 30 July 2012. In the team event, India lost in the first round 211-210 to Denmark.

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