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.
Eyeing their first-ever gold medal together, Deepika and husband Atanu Das, who are India's best medal hope in archery in the Olympics, bounced back from a 0-2 deficit to down the Netherland's Sjef van den Berg and Gabriela Schloesser 5-3.
Guatemala City: The Indian recurve women’s team of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari stormed into the final and ensured its first medal in the Archery World Cup Stage…
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 […]
Tokyo: India’s top-ranked woman archer Deepika Kumari on Wednesday bagged a silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games test event here. She lost to Korean An San in straight sets. The Indian women’s team though are yet to make the cut for next year’s Olympics. In the semi-final, Deepika eased past China’s Zheng Yichai […]