World Archery Recap: India Book Olympic Spots

The Indian Women’s recurve team and Mangal Singh Champia bagged spots for the Olympics next year after a promising performance at the World Archery Championship. Two Medals for India at World Archery championship India won two unprecedented medals in the championship and had a strong showing altogether. The Qualification round saw a stellar performance from

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Laxmirani Majhi Loses Bronze Medal Playoff

Hopes of adding a second medal at the 2015 World Archery Championships were dashed for Indian recurve archer Laxmirani Majhi as she narrowly lost her bronze medal playoff to World No. 3 Korean Misun Choi at Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday. Majhi went down 4-6 (28-26, 24-29, 27-28, 29-27, 27-29) at the end of five sets.

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Indian Recurve Women Team Clinch Silver

After starting on a high, the Indian recurve women team lost their grip on the gold medal match mid-way and had to be content with the silver medal at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday. The Indians eventually went down to Russia with a final score of 4-5. Indian recurve women team

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Rajat Chauhan Settles For Silver At World Archery Meet

Asian Games gold medallist Indian archer Rajat Chauhan had to settle for the silver medal in the men’s compound final at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on Saturday. Chauhan lost the summit clash 143-147 to Denmark’s Stephan Hansen. This is India’s first ever individual medal from the prestigious world meet. Rajat Chauhan and

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Mangal Singh Champia Still In The Hunt For Rio

Indian men’s recurve archer Mangal Singh Champia kept alive his hopes of qualifying for Rio Olympics as he reached the last-32 stage in the individual competition at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on Wednesday. Among the Indian women recurve archers, Laxmirani Majhi was the star of the show as she came through two

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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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Deepika Kumari Aims For Bronze At Archery World Cup

Recurve archer Deepika Kumari was the best performing Indian in the second stage of the Archery World Cup in Antalya, Turkey on Wednesday as she secured a place in the bronze medal play-off. The former world no. 1 put up a brave fight in the semi-finals but was denied a place in the final by

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