Mom Deepika back at training 20 days after giving birth to daughter, aims India comeback

Kolkata, Jan 8 (PTI) Exactly a month ago, Deepika Kumari, the most decorated Indian archer, became a mother.

Twenty days later, the 28-year-old was back on the field at SAI, Kolkata with her 44-pound bow and arrows, leaving the newly-born daughter with her “really supportive” in-laws.

It’s a routine Deepika has been following for the past 10 days to make up for her lost time and pave the way for an India comeback through the upcoming Open Senior National trials slated here from January 10-17.

In a career spanning more than a decade, the two-time former world number one has virtually won everything save an Olympic medal.

And this being the penultimate year before Paris 2024, Deepika is well aware that it’s a “now-or-never” moment for her.

“Kya karein koi aur option hi nahin hai (I’ve no other option left),” the three-time Olympian tells

Source: PTI News


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