For the three-time Olympian Deepika, this was her first win from three matches against the 2017 world champion as she became the first Indian to make the last-eight in an individual event of the Olympics.
The Indian duo will face the winners of top seed Korea and Bangladesh in the mixed pair section later in the day.
Deepika will take part in women's individual and mixed team event where she is paired with her husband Atanu Das.
Star Indian archer Deepika Kumari on Monday regained the number one position in global rankings following her hat-trick of gold medals at the World Cup Stage 3 here.
Lausanne (Switzerland): World Archery released its updated qualification procedures for the postponed Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. It confirmed in its statement that no further qualification events will take place this year. Furthermore, the period in which athletes can shoot minimum qualifying scores has been extended until June 28, 2021. “Continental qualification events in the Americas, […]
London: India will host the Commonwealth shooting and archery championships in January 2022 and the medals from the two events will be counted for “ranking of competing nations” at the Birmingham Games, the CGF said on Monday. However, the medals will be added to the final tally one week after the conclusion of the Games. […]
New Delhi: Union Minister Arjun Munda on Saturday beat BVP Rao to the post of president of the Archery Association of India (AAI). Munda, who enjoys the support of former president VK Malhotra, beat his rival Rao by a margin of 34-18. Munda’s entire panel won the much-delayed elections by comfortable margins and were elected […]
Bangkok: Deepika Kumari struck gold while Ankita Bhakat bagged a silver after securing India an Olympic quota place at the Continental Qualification Tournament held on the sidelines of the 21st Asian Championships here on Thursday. Three individual places were up for grabs from the qualifications and Indian archers, who are competing without a flag due […]
Kolkata: Archery’s world body has de-listed the Archery Association of India (AAI) as a member and given it a month’s time to either get its house in order or face suspension. World Archery said it will wait till July 31 before deciding on AAI’s suspension. WA will wait for the Supreme Court’s verdict on the […]
New Delhi: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were conferred with the country’s highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — by President Ram Nath Kovind at the annual National Sports Awards ceremony here on Tuesday. This year’s award ceremony was postponed to September 25 from the […]
Shanghai: The Indian men’s compound team on Saturday defeated Colombia to clinch the gold medal on the penultimate day of the archery World Cup stage 1 championship here. The team of Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh won the medal defeating Colombia 226-221 in a closely-fought summit showdown. Earlier, the Indian compound men’s archery […]