Height 1.79 m
Club Tata Archery Academy
Weight 80 kg
|Name Rahul Banerjee|
Siblings Dola Banerjee
Role Olympic athlete
Awards Arjuna Award for Archery
|Born 15 December 1986 (age 36) (1986-12-15) Kolkata, India|
Parents Kalpana Banerjee, Ashok Banerjee
Similar People Tarundeep Rai, Jayanta Talukdar, Dola Banerjee
Rahul Banerjee (born 15 December 1986) is an Indian Olympic archer.
Banerjee started archery at the age of thirteen. His sister Dola Banerjee is also an Olympic archer. His first international appearance was in Youth World Championship in 2004; he won a team silver medal, which was the first world level medal for Indian archers. He won several gold medals at the World Cups in 2008, 2009 and 2010, as well as an individual gold medal in the Asian Grand Prix in 2009-2010. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, he won a gold medal in the individual recurve event and a team bronze medal. He won a team bronze at 2010 Asian Games.
On 21 June 2012, Banerjee qualified for the London Olympics by finishing second in the final qualification meet at Ogden, Utah, United States. At the Olympics he finished 17th individually and 9th with the Indian team.
Banerjee received the Arjuna Award in 2011.