newsarchery7 months ago

Rio 2016 | Wind strikes again! Deepika Kumari blames “windy conditions” after loss

India’s women's archery team comprising Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi, and Laxmirani Majhi failed to deliver when it mattered and once again blamed the wind for their ouster. Speaking about the match, Deepika Kumari said that windy conditions at the Sambodromo were too heavy for them.
SportsCafe Desk
newsarchery7 months ago

Rio 2016 | Deepika Kumari blames wind for poor show

Ace archer Deepika Kumari, who finished 20th in the women’s individual ranking round yesterday, expressed disappointment with her performance and blamed the wind for the poor show. The 22-year-old, who also missed an arrow during the event, said that “nothing was wrong apart from the wind”.
SportsCafe Desk
reportarchery7 months ago

Rio 2016 | Indian Women archers disappoint; Deepika Kumari finishes 20th as India take seventh spot

Deepika Kumari, who was leading the standings after the fifth end, finished 20th in the women’s individual ranking round in a big disappointment to India. Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi finished 24th and 43rd respectively as Indian women’s team took the seventh spot.
SportsCafe Desk
featurearchery7 months ago

Deepika Kumari | 4 years after that windy day in London, Rio offers redemption

Amlan Majumdar
newsarchery8 months ago

Archer Atanu Das replaces Mangal Singh Champia for Rio Olympics

Atanu Das, who made it to the semis of the Archery World cup stage 3 last week, has been chosen to represent India in the men’s recurve event at the Olympics ahead of Mangal Singh Champia. The Archery Association of India (AAI) made the selection after conducting trials in Bengaluru on Sunday.
Arun S Kaimal
reportarchery8 months ago

Archery World Cup | Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das settle for silver

India's mixed recurve pair of Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das were forced to settle for a silver at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 on Sunday after losing the final to the top-seeded Korean pair. The Indian women’s recurve team also suffered a heartbreak after losing the bronze medal clash to Italy 1-5.
Arun S Kaimal
newsarchery8 months ago

Archery World Cup | Indian women’s compound team lose bronze medal play-off

The Indian women’s compound team of Lily Chanu Paonam, Divya Dhayal, and Purvasha Shende went down 222-226 to the Indonesian team in the bronze medal play-off in the Archery World Cup Stage 3 on Saturday. They had earlier gotten past top seeds Germany before losing to Russia in the semis.
Saketh RVK
newsarchery8 months ago

Archery World Cup: Indian men’s recurve team fail to qualify for Rio

The Indian men’s archery team failed to make the cut for the Olympics after losing to Malaysia in a shoot-off in the quarter-final of the Olympic qualifying tournament on Thursday. The top-seeded side lost 4-5 (27-28)to Malaysia in Antalya, after what seemed like a promising start to the tournament.
Saketh RVK
reportarchery10 months ago

Archery World Cup: Indian women strike silver in recurve; men snatch bronze

The Indian women's recurve team was forced to settle for a silver medal at the Archery World Cup Stage I in Shanghai after they went down to Chinese Taipei in the final. On the other hand, the men’s recurve team put up a great performance to win the bronze medal by defeating Great Britain.
Arun S Kaimal
reportarchery10 months ago

Archery World Cup : Indian recurve women shock Germany to set up gold medal clash

The Indian women's recurve team shocked top seeds Germany 5-3 to reach the final in the first stage of the Archery World Cup at Shanghai on Friday. The men's and mixed recurve teams as well remain on course for medals, but the compound archers disappointed to crash out of the fray.
Debarshee Mitra