Indian archer Talukdar admitted to ICU after testing positive for COVID-19

The 35-year-old product of Tata Archery Academy had returned to his hometown a couple of month in the past after he did not make the lower for the Olympic-bound India group and probably contracted the virus from his physician spouse.

PTI | , Guwahati

UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2021 09:45 PM IST

Former Olympian and World Cup gold medallist Jayanta Talukdar was being handled in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for low oxygen rely per week after he was identified with COVID-19, his father Ranjan Talukdar mentioned.

“His oxygen degree had began plummeting to 92-mark so was shifted to ICU yesterday. He’s doing positive with an oxygen cylinder however the degree drops the second it is eliminated,” Talukdar senior advised PTI.

He was hospitalised to the Kalapahar Covid Care Hospital on Might 27, his father added.

The 35-year-old product of Tata Archery Academy had returned to his hometown a couple of month in the past after he did not make the lower for the Olympic-bound India group and probably contracted the virus from his physician spouse.

“His spouse first acquired the an infection however she has now recovered. Presumably from her Jayanta acquired the an infection,” the senior Talukdar mentioned.

He additional mentioned they stay in a faraway place and so they had been doing positive after taking the primary jab of COVID-19 vaccine.

The 2012 London Olympian had achieved his career-best world quantity two rating after profitable again to again particular person World Cup gold medals in stage one (Porec) and stage two (Croatia) of the World Cup in 2006.

He additionally received a person bronze medal on the New Delhi Commonwealth Video games 2010 and was a key member of the Indian aspect with Rahul Banerjee, Tarundeep Rai and Mangal Singh Champia who had turn into world primary within the build-up to the London Olympics.

An Arjuna Awardee, Talukdar has additionally received two Asian Video games group bronze medals in 2006 Doha and 2010 Guangzhou.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.

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