Further Personal Information
||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
||Bom (thehindu.com, 30 Jul 2012; worldarchery.org, 22 May 2016)
||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)
||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)