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newsarchery2 hours ago

Archery World Cup | Atanau Das, Deepika Kumari reach individual semi-finals

India’s top archers Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari entered the semi-finals of their respective events in the ongoing World Cup Stage I in Guatemala City, on Thursday. Tokyo-bound archer Ankita Bhakat, who was the second-seeded player in the main draw, bowed out after a loss in the quarter-finals.
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newsarchery2 days ago

Controlling the mind and thoughts is key to succeed in Archery, claims Deepika Kumari

Tokyo-bound athlete Deepika Kumari feels that Archer is all about controlling one's mind and thoughts and know how to handle pressure. The archer, along with five others – Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai, Pravin Jadhav, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari have secured berths for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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newsarchery6 days 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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newsarchery16 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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newsarchery20 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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featurearchery10 months ago

How Indian Archers' quest for Olympic glory was unaffected by global lockdown

With Olympics pushed by a year and the lockdown forcing sporting events to a halt, things have gone haywire for Indian athletes. In spite of the obstacle, the Indian Archers, who've found themselves stuck in across the country, have accepted the situation but kept their focus on the Olympics.
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