Jayanta Talukdar is an archery World Cup gold medallist.© Twitter
Former Olympian and World Cup gold medallist Jayanta Talukdar was being handled in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for low oxygen depend per week after he was identified with COVID-19, his father Ranjan Talukdar mentioned. “His oxygen level had started plummeting to 92-mark so was shifted to ICU yesterday. He is doing fine with an oxygen cylinder but the level drops the moment it’s removed,” Talukdar senior instructed PTI. He was hospitalised to the Kalapahar Covid Care Hospital on May 27, his father added.
The 35-year-old product of Tata Archery Academy had returned to his hometown a few month in the past after he didn’t make the reduce for the Olympic-bound India crew and probably contracted the virus from his physician spouse.
“His wife first got the infection but she has now recovered. Possibly from her Jayanta got the infection,” the senior Talukdar mentioned.
He additional mentioned they stay in a faraway place they usually have been doing nice after taking the primary jab of COVID-19 vaccine.
The 2012 London Olympian had achieved his profession finest world quantity two rating after profitable again to again particular person World Cup gold medals within the 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 Games 2010 and was a key member of the Indian facet with Rahul Banerjee, Tarundeep Rai and Mangal Singh Champia who had change into world primary within the construct as much as the London Olympics.
An Arjuna Awardee, Talukdar has additionally received two Asian Games crew bronze medals in 2006 Doha and 2010 Guangzhou.
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