Lenin's other wards Chittibomma Jignas won a silver medal in the men's compound category in the CWG along with seasoned archer Chinna Raju Srither.
Lenin, who retired from the sport around two years ago, had won many medals in national and international events, including in the Asian Archery competitions.
He had been running the "Volga Archery Academy" at Vijayawada in memory of his sister Volga. Volga, who was also an archer, died in a road accident around five years ago.
Lenin, son of Krishna District Archery Association founder President Cherukuri Satyanarayana, has been involved in producing and encouraging many national and international archers through the Volga Archery Academy.
He is National Archery Coach under Limba Ram. His students Ritul Chatterjee and Chittibomma Jignas won silver medal in the Archery compound team event at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Delhi.
He died at the age of 26 years in a Road accident near Ibrahimpatnam on Sunday 24 October 2010.
Awards Received by Cherukuri Lenin
* He won silver medal in Asian Grand Pix in Malaysia in 2005.
* He won gold medal in Asian Championship in Delhi.
* He won silver medal at the Asian Grand Pix in Bangkok in 2006.
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