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Joydeep Karmakar

BornDecember 7, 1979

Joydeep Karmakar is an Indian shooter who represented India at 2012 Summer Olympics[2] in Men's 50m Rifle Prone event. Joydeep qualified for the finals of Men's 50m Rifle Prone event with a score of 595. He finished 7th in the shoot off among the nine tied shooters, thereby qualifying for the final round. In the final he scored 104.1 and with a total of 699.1 he finished fourth, 1.9 points behind the bronze medal winner, Rajmond Debevec of Slovenia. He was also conferred with the Arjuna award in the year 2012.
From Olympic disappointment to inspiring younger generations: How Joydeep Karmakar's journey came a full circle
From Olympic disappointment to inspiring younger generations: How Joydeep Karmakar's journey came a full circle
After narrowly missing out on an Olympic medal, Karmakar wanted to do something for the future generations.
Commonwealth Games 2018: 17-year-old Mehuli Ghosh named in Indian shooting team
Commonwealth Games 2018: 17-year-old Mehuli Ghosh named in Indian shooting team
Her coach, Joydeep Karmakar, fees that it is a big responsibility and demands more hard work.
Former Indian shooter Joydeep Karmakar taunts Sachin Tendulkar on Bharat Ratna, gets trolled on Twitter
Former Indian shooter Joydeep Karmakar taunts Sachin Tendulkar on Bharat Ratna, gets trolled on Twitter
Tendulkar had earlier tweeted about the horrific terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
Indians who missed medals by a whisker in the history of the Olympic Games
Indians who missed medals by a whisker in the history of the Olympic Games
Looking back at the history of Indian performances at the Olympics and how a medal was just out of reach.
5 instances when Indian athletes came tantalisingly close to winning an Olympic medal
5 instances when Indian athletes came tantalisingly close to winning an Olympic medal
There have been a number of close calls for India when it comes to picking up medals at the Olympics.
Sports personalities tweet about Digvijay Singh Deo's new book on India's greatest Olympians
Sports personalities tweet about Digvijay Singh Deo's new book on India's greatest Olympians
The latest publication from Penguin India has got the whole sports fraternity excited.
Olympics: India's painful tale of fourth place finishes
Olympics: India's painful tale of fourth place finishes
A look at the Indians who missed out on that all important podium finish in the Olympic Games.
Asian Games 2014: Indian men's team finish 4th in 50m rifle prone
Asian Games 2014: Indian men's team finish 4th in 50m rifle prone
Gagan Narang Incheon, Sep 25 (IANS) The Indian men's team could only manage a fourth-place finish in the 50 metre rifle prone event of the 17t ...
Ganguly, Paes get lifetime achievement awards
Ganguly, Paes get lifetime achievement awards
We should give the Milkha Singhs of other sports their due credit
We should give the Milkha Singhs of other sports their due credit
"I need to start from scratch again to reach the pinnacle in Rio" - Interview with Joydeep Karmakar
"I need to start from scratch again to reach the pinnacle in Rio" - Interview with Joydeep Karmakar
Vijay, Yogeshwar honoured with Khel Ratna; 25 get Arjuna
Vijay, Yogeshwar honoured with Khel Ratna; 25 get Arjuna
Shooter Joydeep Karmakar: The mind will go where the spirit takes it
Shooter Joydeep Karmakar: The mind will go where the spirit takes it
If India fails to win an Olympic medal, why blame Cricket?
If India fails to win an Olympic medal, why blame Cricket?
The London Olympics has already become India’s best Olympic performance. At the time of writing, India has already won a Silver and two Bronzes, thanks to Vijay Kumar (Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol), Gagan Narang (Men’s 10m Air Gun), and Saina Nehw...
"Hope I can give a better gift to the country next time" - Joydeep Karmakar
"Hope I can give a better gift to the country next time" - Joydeep Karmakar
Heartbreak for Joydeep as he finishes 4th
Heartbreak for Joydeep as he finishes 4th
Mixed results in Shooting as Joydeep qualifies but Narang crashes out
Mixed results in Shooting as Joydeep qualifies but Narang crashes out
London Olympics-Complete Schedule of Indian Athletes on Friday
London Olympics-Complete Schedule of Indian Athletes on Friday
Olympics Day 2: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add shine to India's campaign
Olympics Day 2: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add shine to India's campaign
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