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Is Ranjit Naik of Odisha being groomed to be a upcoming Limba Ram of India?

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The Union ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has identified Ranjit Naik, a promising archer of Odisha and a student of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), as a potential Olympic medal winner and included him in the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme for the 2016 Rio and 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

He has represented India in the Senior Recurve Round for World Cup Stage 1 in Shanghai, China; World Cup Stage-II Archery Championship that concluded in Turkey on June 1 this year, Second Asian Grand Prix Archery Championship at Taipei, China in October last year, and World Youth Archery Championship in Wuxi, China in August, 2013, where he had won a silver medal.

Recently, he completed training at Kolkata and proceeded to Patiala for further training.

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