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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Road To Rio – Indian Archers Gear Up For World Archery Meet

The toughest and most important part of the season starts for our Indian archers as Olympic Qualification period beckons. The principle qualifying tournament is the 2015 World Archery Championships which will be held in Denmark from 26th July to 2nd August this year. Qualification Calendar for Indian archers: The tournaments that are of prime importance

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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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Archery World Cup: Indian Compound Team Aims For Bronze

The Indian Men’s Compound team kept alive their medal chances at the Archery World Cup 2015 – Stage I in Shanghai by reaching the Bronze Medal Play-offs on Friday. The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Chinglensana will square off against France in the Bronze Medal Play-off on Saturday. India aims for first medal

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Vennam Jyothi Surekha Ousted In World Cup Quarters

Asian Games bronze medallist, Vennam Jyothi Surekha was the only Indian to reach the quarters on a disappointing day for Indian archers at the Archery World Cup 2015 Stage 1, in Shanghai, on Thursday. In a closely-fought quarter-final, the young compound archer lost her match 143-144 to third seed Mat Salleh Fatin Nurfatehah of Malaysia.

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Archery World Cup: Vennam Jyothi Surekha Qualifies 6th

Asian Games bronze medallist Vennam Jyothi Surekha was the best-placed Indian as the Archery World Cup 2015 – Stage 1 began in Shanghai on Wednesday. Surekha, who had a great outing at the Asia Cup Stage II in March, qualified in 6th place in Women’s Compound category. Asian Games gold medallist Abhishek Verma too did

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Deepika Kumari, Abhishek Verma To Lead India In World Cup

Ahead of the Archery World Cups that kick off in a few days, the teams for the first two stages have been announced. The President of Archery Association of India, Prof Vijay Kumar Malhotra declared the 16-member squad set to represent India at the 1st Stage in Shanghai (from 3rd May-11th May, 2015) and the

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