Tushar Shelke is an Indian archer and CT/GD in The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Force. He bagged a gold medal at Tashkent 2023 Asia Cup leg 2, Uzbekistan and two bronze medals in Paris 2023 Archery World Cup and Medellin 2023 Hyundai Archery World Cup, Stage 3.
Tushar Prabhakar Shelke was born on Monday, 30 January 1995 (age 28 years; as of 2023) in Amravati, Maharashtra, India. He currently lives in New Delhi, India. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He has studied at Shri Shivaji Arts & Commerce College, Amravati. He is CT/GD in The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Force.
Height (approx.): 6′ 02″
Weight (approx.): 78 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about Tushar Shelke’s parents and siblings.
Wife & Children
There is not much information about his marital status.
Tushar Shelke follows Hinduism.
Awards, Honours, Achievements
- In the Compound Men’s individual event, all three medals were won by Indians. In the Recurve men’s team event, Tushar Prabhakar Shelke along with Mrinal Chauhan and Jayanta Talukdar defeated China by the score of 5-1 and bagged the gold medal at Asia Cup-World Ranking Tournament, Stage II in Tashkent.
- The Indian Men’s recurve team which includes Tushar Shelke Atanu Das, and Dhiraj Bommadevara won the silver medal for India at the 2022 Asian Games.
- In the 11th All India Police Archery Championship, Dehradun, Tushar Shelke won 4 gold, 2 silver medals and the Best Archer Award in 2022.
- In 2023, he won the bronze medal in the 1st NRAT (National Ranking Archery Tournament) organised by the Sikkim Archery Association in Gangtok.
- Tushar Shelke won the 2nd national ranking archery tournament from 19 to 28 March 2023 in Shillong Meghalaya.
- In the Archery World Cup 2023, Tushar Shelke secured a bronze medal for India.
- Tushar Shelke clinched the silver medal with the team including Atanu Das and Dheeraj Bommadevara in the Archery- Recurve Men’s Team Event on the 13th day of the Asian Games 2022.
- On October 2023, The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi congratulated the Men’s Archery Recurve team for winning the Silver Medal for India. The tweet read,
A moment of jubilation as our Men’s Archery Recurve team brings home the Silver Medal. Congratulations, @ArcherAtanu, Tushar Shelke and @BommadevaraD, Keep it up! Theirs was a focused performance marked with dedication and determination. pic.twitter.com/xugJsRMACM
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 6, 2023
- He is CT/GD in The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Force. On winning a bronze medal in the Senior Recurve team event in the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Colombia, ITBP tweeted to congratulate Tushar Shelke on 16 June 2023.
Proud moment for the country!
CT/GD Tushar Shelke of ITBP, alongwith his teammates bagged a bronze medal for the country in the Senior Recurve team event in the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Medellin,Colombia.#Himveers pic.twitter.com/TxwNd9BcPa
— ITBP (@ITBP_official) June 16, 2023