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newsarchery10 hours ago

There's no substitute to playing tournaments, opines Atanu Das

Indian archer Atanu Das, who is all set to return to competitive action after a year, stated that there's no substitute for playing tournaments. Eight Indian archers, including four Tokyo-bound and two reserves, are on their way for the World Cup State I that begins on April 19, in Guatemala City.
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newsarchery11 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian archers become first set to get fully vaccinated ahead of Games

Tokyo-bound Archers have become the first set of Indian athletes to get fully vaccinated after they received the second dosage on Wednesday, at the Army Sports Institute, in Pune. So far, the Indians have secured a quota in the men’s team section and in the individual women’s category.
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newsarchery14 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian archers to get second dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Tokyo-bound Indian archers will get their second dose of vaccine next week ahead of the upcoming World Cup Stage I in Guatemala City. Six archers, including heavyweights like Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das, and Tarundeep Rai have made the cut for the 2021 Games, which is set to kick off later this year.
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newsarcherya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Tarundeep Rai, Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari shortlisted for Tokyo Games

Veteran Tarundeep Rai, along with seasoned campaigners Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari have been selected for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. A total of six Archers were shortlisted for the upcoming mega event after the final selections were held at the Army Institute of Sports, in Pune.
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newsarchery2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Focus on the elusive Olympic medal, asserts Tarundeep Rai

Indian archer and two-time Olympian Tarundeep Rai is focused on the elusive Olympics medal, having claimed a podium finish in each of the other major events in his decorated career. The Namchi-based athlete is also a part of the national selection trials for the World Cup, which begins in April.
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newsarchery6 months ago

Women archers' Olympic qualification has become tougher owing to pandemic situation, claims Deepika Kumari

Deepika Kumari has stated that the lockdown situation has created a tough situation for women archers of securing a spot at the Toyo Olympics next year. The Indian eves have just one tournament left to secure quotas at the mega event, with just spots left, even though Kumari has already qualified.
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newsarchery7 months ago

Rio Olympics was my first one but Tokyo will be the best one, asserts Atanu Das

Indian archer Atanu Das is determined to give his best ever shot at the Olympics in the Tokyo edition, especially after misfiring big time in Rio, four years ago. The Archer was a medal prospect in the previous edition, but the fifth-seeded archer crashed out in the Round of 16.
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newsarcherya year ago

Main focus is to participate in the Tokyo Olympics; win a medal, reveals Himani Malik

South Asian Championship gold medallist archer Himani Malik expressed that her main focus is to participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and win a medal for India. Malik added that the Khelo India Youth Games will motivate many youngsters to take up sports, with the environment at the games electric.
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newsarcherya year ago

Atanu Das clinches recurve bronze at Asian Championships

Indian archer Atanu Das clinched a bronze medal in the individual category of men's recurve at the Asian Championships in Bangkok on Tuesday. Competed as a natural athlete — because of the Indian federation being suspended — the 27-year-old defeated Jin Hayek Oh of Korea in the match.
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newsarcherya year ago

Asian Para Archery Championships | Vivek Chikara beats Sijun Wangas to claim gold in recurve event

India’s Vivek Chikara registered a 7-1 win over China’s Sijun Wangas to clinch the gold medal in the men's recurve open event at the Asian Para Archery Championships in Bangkok on Thursday. The team of Shyam Sundar Swami and Jyoti Baliyan won the silver medal in the Compound Mixed Team Open event.
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