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 Chekrovolu Swuro
Chekrovolu Swuro (born on 21 November 1982) is an Indian archer. She represented India in archery in the 2002 Asian Games and 2006 Asian Games held at Busan, South Korea and Doha, Qatar respectively. She was a member of the silver medal winning team in the Archery World Cup 2011 held at Turin, Italy. By winning a silver medal in the team event at the Turin Archery World Cup 2011. She qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in both women’s individual and team archery.

Personal life
Swuro lives in Dimapur, Nagaland. She serves as an Assistant Sub-Inspector in the Nagaland Police. Her elder sister, Vesuzolu S.Vadeo, was a former national archer. She has been competing at the international level for more than a decade, during which she has won many medals. Scheduled to represent India at the upcoming 2012 London Olympic Games, she will be the second Naga athlete to participate in the Olympics after a gap of 64 years

Leaving a message for the youths of Nagaland, Swuro said “Whatever you do, it is not gonna be easy. Hard work will always pay off. Without it, nothing is possible. Give your full heart in whatever you do. Then success will find your way.”

At a time when young Nagas are in great need for role models, Chekrovolu Swuro’s consistency, discipline, commitment, dedication and sincerity to her profession has created a new pathway for younger Nagas to follow.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • 2001 12th Asian Archery Championship Hong Kong; Indv. Qtr Final
  • 2002 2nd Asian Archery Championship, China; Indv. Qtr Final
  • 2002 14th Asian Games, Bhusan, Korea ; Indv. Qtr Final
  • 2003 13th Asian Archery Championship, Myanmar; Team
  • 2005 World Archery Championship Madrid, Spain ; Team
  • 2005 Asian Archery Championship New Delhi, India; Team Bronze
  • 2006 Commonwealth Archery Champ. Jamshedpur, India; Team Gold
  • 2006 Asian Games , Doha, Qatar; Participated
  • 2007 15th Asian Archery Championship, China; Team Bronze
  • 2007 World Cup Stage IV , Dover, Great Britain; Team Bronze
  • 2007 World Archery Championship, Dover, Great Britain; Participated
  • 2009 16th Asian Archery Championship, Bali, Indonesia, Team 4th Position
  • 2011 World Cup Stage 2, Antalya, Turkey; Team Bronze
  • 2011 World Archery Championship, Turin, Italy; Team Silver
  • 2011 World cup Stage 3, Turin, Italy ; Team Silver
  • 2012 Summer Olympics in both women’s individual and team archery; Participated
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