newsarchery10 days ago

India win gold medal at Archery World Cup in Men's Compound team event

The Indian Men's Compound team won the gold medal at the Archery World Cup, held in Shanghai, beating Colombia in the final today. The Indian team comprising of Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither, and Amanjeet Singh outscored the Colombians 226-221 to secure the top spot on the podium.
SportsCafe Desk
newsarchery10 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
newsarchery10 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
reportarchery10 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
reportarchery10 months ago

Rio 2016 | Atanu Das finishes fifth in the ranking round; Kim Woojin creates World record

India’s lone male archer, Atanu Das, finished 5th in the Archery individual ranking round with 683 points on Saturday at Sambódromo to move into the elimination round of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Kim Woojin from South Korea topped the rankings with a new world record score of 700 points.
Arun S Kaimal
featurearchery10 months ago

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

Amlan Majumdar
newsarcherya year 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
reportarcherya year 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
newsarcherya year 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
newsarcherya year 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