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”.
After the high by Atanu
"Nothing was wrong apart from the wind. It was difficult to follow and understand. I shot the arrow and it was a miss.
"Of course, it's not what I expected, but there's nothing I can do about it now," Deepika said after the event, reported PTI.
Deepika Kumari will next face Georgia’s Kristine Esebua, who finished 45th, in the individual event, while Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi will face Austria's Laurence Baldauff and Slovakia's Alexandra Longová respectively in their Round of 64 matches on Monday (August 8).
In the morning session, Atanu Das gave India something to cheer as he finished fifth in the men’s individual ranking round with 683. The 22-year-old will next face Jitbahadur