LAISHRAM Bombayla Devi < Back  
Sport Archery
CGA India   
Gender Women
Born 22 Feb 1985 in Manipur, IND
Height1.64 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Imphal, IND
Occupation Athlete
Higher education Business Administration - Bira Mangal College: India
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport in 1996 at the Sport Authority of India [SAI] Academy in Imphal, Manipur.
Why this sport? Her mother M Jamini Devi, a state archery coach in India, introduced her to the sport.
Name of coach Dharmendra Tiwari [national], IND; Purnima Mahato, IND
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2007
Competing for India
Tournament World Cup
Location Antalya, TUR
General Interest
Nicknames Bom (thehindu.com, 30 Jul 2012; worldarchery.org, 22 May 2016)
Hobbies Listening to music, travelling and cooking. (worldarchery.org, 22 May 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (olympicgoldquest.in, 22 Jul 2013; shethepeople.tv, 27 Apr 2016)
Hero / Idol "My mother is my motivation as she herself was an archer."(kanglaonline.com, 14 Jul 2012)
Awards and honours In 2012 she received an Arjuna Award, a sports prize from the Indian government that recognises outstanding sporting achievement. (olympicgoldquest.in, 22 Jul 2013)
Famous relatives Her mother, M Jamini Devi, is a former archer, who now teaches archery. Her father, Manglem Singh, was coach of the Manipur state handball team. (thenortheasttoday.com, 22 May 2016; shethepeople.tv, 27 Apr 2016; kanglaonline.com, 14 Jul 2012)