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newsarchery16 days 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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newsarcherya month 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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featurearchery4 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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newsarchery10 months 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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newsarcherya year ago

Kiren Rijiju fails to keep appointment with archer suffering from rare disease

Kiren Rijiju was scheduled to meet national level archer Gohela Boro on Friday to listen to her plea for financial assistance considering her autoimmune disease but he failed to do the same. The archer has been sick for three years now and requires significant aid to keep up with her medical bills.
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newsarcherya year ago

3rd Asian Para Championship | IOA sends archery squad names to World Archery Federation

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has informed the World Archery Federation on Monday about the eight-member squad chosen to represent India at the 3rd Asian Para Championship. The third edition of the para-championship has been scheduled to be held at Bangkok from October 18 to 26.
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newsarcherya year ago

AAI fiasco results in India missing Asia Cup

The Indian archers suffered another setback as they were unable to participate in the ongoing Asia Cup as a result of the controversy that surrounds the suspended AAI. Appointment of the transitory committee is pending a court case, which may cause India to keep missing major tournaments.
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newsarcherya year ago

World Archery Youth Championships | Komalika Bari becomes second Indian to win recurve cadet gold

Young archer Komalika Bari became only the second Indian after Deepika Kumari to win a gold medal in the recurve event at the World Archery Youth Championships on Sunday. India also won gold in compound junior mixed pair event on Saturday and bronze in compound junior men's team event on Friday.
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