A three-year-old girl archer Cherukuli Dolly Shivani entered the India Book of Records after creating a record by achieving 388 points in archery at a show here on Tuesday in the presence of senior sports personalities.
Two-year-old Indian archer Dolly Shivani Cherukuri takes aim during a world record target attempt at The Volga Archery Academy in Vijayawada some 250kms south-east of Hyderabad on March 24, 2015. A two-year-old Indian girl groomed from birth to be an archery champion after the tragic death of her older siblings set a new national record on March 24, 2015, according to the India Book of Records.
She shot 36 arrows each from five metres and seven metres to score 388 points.
India Book of Records representative Vishwajir Ray and Sports Authority of India representative P Rama Krishna declared that the girl has entered the India Book of Records after which she was presented a certificate.
Shalini is the youngest sister of Cherukuri Lenin, former international archery champion who died in a road accident in 2010.
She was trained at the Volga Archery Institute run by her father Ch Satyanarayana.