Rupa Rani Tirkey

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Rupa Rani Tirkey
Personal information
NationalityIndian
Born (1987-09-27) 27 September 1987 (age 34)
Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Sport
Sportlawn bowls
Coached byMadhukant Patak
Medal record
Representing  India
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2022 Birmingham fours
Asia Pacific Bowls Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Gold Coast triples
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Kuala Lumpur triples
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Kuala Lumpur fours
Asian Lawn Bowls Championship
Silver medal – second place 2016 Brunei triples
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Brunei fours
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Shenzhen triples

Rupa Rani Tirkey (born 1987) is a female international Indian lawn bowler.[1]

Bowls career

Commonwealth Games

Tirkey has represented India at four Commonwealth Games in the triples at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the triples and fours at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, in the pairs and fours the at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and in the triples and fours at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.[2] In the 2018 competition the Women's fours won section B and just failed out on winning a medal after losing to Malta in the quarter finals.[3] In the 2022 competition, she was part of the Women's fours Indian team, along with (Lovely Choubey, Pinki Singh and Nayanmoni Saikia) which won the gold medal beating South Africa in the final, 17-10.[4]

World Championships

In 2020 she was selected for the 2020 World Outdoor Bowls Championship in Australia.[5]

Asia Pacific Championships

Tirkey has won three medals at the Asia Pacific Bowls Championships; the latest medal success was a bronze medal at the 2019 Asia Pacific Bowls Championships in the Gold Coast, Queensland.[6][7]

Asian Championships

In the Asian Lawn Bowls Championship, Tirkey has won bronze medal in women's triples in 2014 followed by silver in women's triples and bronze in women's fours, both in 2016.[8]

References

  1. ^ "profile". 2018 Commonwealth Games.
  2. ^ "Rupa Rani Tirkey - Birmingham 2022 Results". results.birmingham2022.com. Retrieved 2 August 2022.
  3. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. ^ "Result: Women's Fours - Gold Medal Match". results.birmingham2022.com. Commonwealth Games Federation.
  5. ^ "2020 WORLD BOWLS CHAMPIONSHIPS: COMPETING COUNTRIES". Bowls Australia.
  6. ^ "Results Portal". Bowls Australia.
  7. ^ "2019 ASIA PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS: FRIDAY FINALS WRAP". World Bowls.
  8. ^ "Results - Bowling Federation of India". Bowling Federation of India. Retrieved 2 August 2022.
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