Asian Archery Championships: Three Gold Medals For India

Great performances from Abhishek Verma and Deepika Kumari in the World Cup finals have been followed up by another string of good performance by the Indian archers at the Asian Archery Championships. Jyothi Surekha Venam and Rajat Chauhan won gold medals in the women’s and men’s compound respectively. Jyoti faced Iran’s Afsaneh Shafielavijeh in the

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Archery World Cup: Abhishek Verma Wins Silver

Indian sportspersons have been doing well at International events in recent times. And archer Abhishek Verma added his name to the list of history makers with a silver medal finish at the Archery World Cup finals. Abhishek Verma in phenomenal form The 26 year old Indian came up against Demir Elmaagcli of Turkey in the

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National Archery Championship: Rajat Chauhan Shines

World Championship silver medalist Rajat Chauhan stood out during the 36th National Archery Championship with an excellent performance. Rajat managed to defeat World Cup gold medalist Abhishek Verma in the men’s compound finals by a score of 148-146. Rajat then went on to help his Rajasthan team, consisting of Ajay Singh, Nand Kishore Rawat and Sarvesh

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Archery World Cup Stage 3 Recap: India Display Good Form

The third stage of the Archery World Cup has come to an end. The tournament was a decent success for the Indian archers as they finished with one gold, one silver and a narrow miss for a bronze medal. Two medals for India at Archery World Cup The Indian mixed recurve pair of Deepika Kumari

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Abhishek Verma Wins Gold at Archery World Cup

Abhishek Verma focussed on staying happy ahead of the game and did manage for most of the time. But, his team’s defeat in the bronze medal play-off against Italy in the afternoon pulled the trigger for him to win India’s first Gold at the ongoing World Cup. “My dream has come true,” Abhishek said, after

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Abhishek Verma Concentrates On Being Happy

Abhishek Verma managed to edge out American archer Steve Anderson by one crucial point to march through to the finals. The Indian was initially down by a point having shot nine times, but made a spectacular comeback, shooting three consecutive 10 pointers to take the lead. At 116 to Anderson’s 115, both archers scored 30

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Deepika Kumari Helps India Book Rio Spot

It turned out to be a memorable day for the Indian women’s recurve team at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on Tuesday. Led by Deepika Kumari, the Indian squad not only secured the coveted quota at the 2016 Rio Olympics, but also progressed to the final of the prestigious world meet. Hopes, however,

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Abhishek Verma Top Seed At World Archery Championships

The qualification rounds of the World Archery Championships got completed on Monday at Copenhagen, Denmark with compound archer Abhishek Verma putting up a stellar show. The 2014 Asian Games gold medallist shot up to the top position in the qualifying rounds with a score of 697. The men’s compound team secured the third position and

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Deepika Kumari Wins Bronze At Archery World Cup

Former world no. 1 Deepika Kumari underlined her return to form by clinching the individual bronze medal in women’s recurve archery at the second stage of the Archery World Cup, in Antalya, on Sunday. In the bronze medal play-off, the Indian archer stunned the eighth-ranked Korean Chang Hye Jin 6-2 (26-25, 29-26, 26-28, 28-27). This

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Archery World Cup: Indian Teams Lose In Quarters

It was a disappointing day for Indian archers as none of the Indian teams managed to make the semi-finals in the second stage of the Archery World Cup held in Antalya, Turkey. The men’s recurve team and the women’s compound team were the only ones that secured a place in the quarters while the men’s

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