newsarchery5 days ago

Youth Olympic Games | Akash Malik emerges as first Indian archer to bag silver medal

16-year old Indian archer Akash Malik became the first Indian to clinch a silver medal in archery at the Youth Olympics after he finished behind USA’s Trent Cowles in the men’s recurve event. Malik had previously beaten Belgium’s Senna Roos in the semi-finals by an overall scoreline of 6-0.
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newsarchery11 days ago

Para archer Harvinder Singh hopes many archers will take his gold as an inspiration

Recurve archer Harvinder Singh, who has won a maiden archery gold medal at the Asian Para Games, has stated that he hopes his medal will make a new beginning for other archers to achieve what he has achieved. His was India's seventh gold medal at the ongoing Asian Para Games in Indonesia.
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newsarchery22 days ago

Archery World Cup | Deepika Kumari wins her fifth medal in World Cups

Deepika Kumari won the Bronze medal in a closely contested final defeating Lisa Unruh from Germany as the result was decided by a shoot off. In the 2018 Asian Games held in Indonesia, she failed to bag a medal in any of the events she participated in, thus ending the event on a disappointing note.
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newsarcherya month ago

Jiwanjot Singh Teja to become youngest Dronacharya awardee

34-year old, Jiwanjot Singh Teja, is set become the youngest Dronacharya awardee after he was recommended, along with Asian Games gold medallist Arpinder Singh’s coach SS Pannu. CA Kuttappa (boxing), Vijay Sharma (weightlifting) and A Srinivasa Rao (table tennis) are the other recommendations.
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newsarcherya month ago

Set house in order soon or Indian archers will play under world body flag, says Tom Dielen

Tom Dielen, secretary general of World Archery, has warned that if the de-recognised national federation of the India (AAI) fails to sort things out then Indian archers will risk competing under a neutral flag. AAI was de-recognised by the Government in December 2012 for violating the Sports Code.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Asian Games | Indian men’s archery men settle for silver in a thrilling final

After the women’s compound archery team won silver earlier today, the men’s team also clinched silver as they lost the final to the Republic of Korea in a nail-biter of a finish. The final went to the shoot-off and even that ended in a tie but South Korea had more bulls-eye to take the gold.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Asian Games | Indian women’s compound archery team secure silver medal

India women’s compound archery team had to settle for a silver medal as they lost the finals by a scoreline of 228-231 to South Korea on Monday at the Asian Games in Jakarta. The Indian team comprising Muskan Kirar, Madhumita Kumari and Jyothi Surekha Vennam earlier beat Taiwan in the semis.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Funding is the main issue, says Archery Coach Sawaiyan Manjhi

Mentioning the fact that the government does not provide funds to a non-recognised federation, Archery coach Sawaiyan Manjhi stated that their major issue was lack of funds. As the Archery Association of India (AAI) is not a recognised organization, they were not given funds for foreign trainings.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Asian Games 2018 | Deepika Kumari expects a good show in Jakarta

After recovering from fever, Deepika Kumari is now looking forward to making a mark at the Asian Games in Indonesia. The recurve archer, however, added that she is still under treatment, but determined of a good show this year after she returned empty-handed from Incheon four years ago.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Abhishek Verma confident of bagging two medals at Asian Games

Top Indian archer Abhishek Verma has stated that he is confident of winning two medals in the upcoming Asian Games, the same number he won in the last edition. However, the compound archery section, in which Verma won the two medals last time, has been scheduled excluding the individual events.
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