India women archery team reach Paris, eyes top-3 finish to make Tokyo Olympics

Indian women’s archery team, led by former world primary Deepika Kumari, reached in Paris on Monday to compete of their Ultimate Olympic Qualification occasion on June 20.

The women’s trio of Deepika, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari could have to finish in top-3 to make the final accessible berth for the Tokyo Olympics which opens on July 23.

“The Indian women archers are going by way of a compulsory 10-day quarantine. They went forward of the lads’s team due to the Olympic qualifiers,” Archery Affiliation of India assistant secretary Gunjan Abrol advised PTI.

Whereas the lads’s team has secured the Olympic berth in the course of the 2019 World Championships, India thus far has a person quota amongst women, achieved by Deepika on the Continental Qualifiers in Bangkok two years in the past.

“The boys’s recurve and compound groups will go away India on Tuesday,” Abrol mentioned.

Every week after the qualification occasion, each the groups will compete within the third stage of the World Cup.

Indian compound team had missed out on World Cup Stage 1 in Guatemala Metropolis following their head coach’s “false optimistic report”.

Within the absence of the compound team, the recurve archers got here up with their greatest ever present in a World Cup, profitable three gold medals in April.

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