Arjuna Awardee Assam Archer Jayanta Talukdar in ICU after testing positive for Covid-19

Guwahati: Jayanta Talukdar, archerer from Assam, has tested positive for Covid-19 and was shifted to GMCH’s ICU after his oxygen levels went down.

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Talukdar was part of the bronze medal-winning team at the 2006 Doha and 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games. He also represented India at the 2012 London Olympics.

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Notably, the 35 year old was a gold medallist at the 2006 World Cup in Merida, Mexico and a silver medallist in the men’s team World Championships in 2005 in Madrid, Spain.

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Talukdar was also bestowed the prestigious Arjuna Award for his achievements.

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