Girls recurve archery staff reaches Paris, eyes spot in Tokyo Olympics


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Olympian Deepika Kumari,

A 3-member Indian ladies’s recurve archery staff, together with Olympian Deepika Kumari, reached Paris on Monday to compete in World Olympic qualification event starting June 17.

“Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari have been coaching laborious. We hope they carry out nicely within the final Olympic qualification event in Paris to win a staff quota place,” Pramod Chandurkar, secretary basic of the Archery Affiliation of India (AAI), instructed IANS.

Deepika had certified for the Tokyo Olympic Video games in a person occasion in November 2019, however the Indian staff was off beam. In Paris, the highest three groups shall be allotted quota locations for the Olympics.

In keeping with Chandurkar, Indian archers will bear necessary 10-day quarantine in Paris and get acclimatised for the primary occasion.

“We had mentioned the problem of coaching throughout quarantine with World Archery. We hope the world governing physique and the native organising committee will discover a resolution,” added the AAI official.

Chandurkar stated the compound archery groups would go away for Paris this week.

“Because the World Cup Stage 111 will begin from June 21 in Paris, the compound archers will go away this week. They may also must bear a 10-day quarantine interval earlier than the beginning of the World Cup,” added Chandurkar.

The boys’s recurve staff had certified for Tokyo Olympics within the 2019 Olympic qualification interval.



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