Rupa Rani Tirkey: Biography, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Career, State, Job, Commonwealth Games (CWG) India Lawn Bowls Gold Medal
Indian lawn bowler Rupa Rani Tirkey has recently been in the news because her team has won the gold medal at the ongoing CWG 2022, know the biography of the lawn bowls player
In the final of the women’s fours event in lawn bowls competition at the current Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Tuesday, the Indian women’s team trounced South Africa by 17-10 and clinched India’s first gold medal in Lawn Balls.
Birth Date: 27 Sep 1987
Place of Birth: Ranchi, Jharkhand
Country of birth: IND
Height (cm): 165
Weight (Kg): 68
|2014||Glasgow, SCO||Women’s Triples||3rd Pool|
|2014||Glasgow, SCO||Women’s Fours||4th Pool|
|2010||Delhi, IND||Women’s Triples||4|
NATIONAL: Madhukant PATHAK (IND) (Gold Coast Bulletin, 21 Feb 2018)
Who Is Rupa Rani Tirkey?
Rupa Rani Tirkey is a famous Indian lawn bowler who was recently in the news because her team won India’s first gold in Lawn Balls and she has shown her skills outstandingly.
Born in Ranchi, Jharkhand, Rupa attended St. Aan Girls’ Secondary School. Later, he graduated from Gossner College and currently works as a District Sports Officer in the Department of Sports, Jharkhand State Government since 2020. Rupa has represented India in three Commonwealth Games in triples at the Commonwealth Games 2010, triples and fours. at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and in pairs and four at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. In the 2018 competition, the women’s four won section B and failed to win a medal after losing to Malta in the quarterfinals. final. In 2020 she was selected for the 2020 World Outdoor Bowling Championships in Australia.
Rupa Rani Tirkey began her playing career in kabaddi before switching to lawn bowl.
She competed in the Asia Pacific Bowls Championship in 2009, which was held in Malaysia, and took home a bronze in the triples and fours categories. She earned a bronze medal in triples at the 2019 Asia Pacific Bowls Championships in Australia.
She competed in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India and finished in fourth place. She also competed in the Commonwealth Games once more in 2014, this time in Glasgow, Scotland, where she placed ninth in the triples and fourteenth in the fours.
She competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia, however, she was disqualified in the pairs and the fours events. She competed in the triples and fours events at the 2020 World Outdoor Bowls Championship in Queensland, Australia.
And now, her team has won the gold medal in the women’s fours event in the lawn bowls competition at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022.