Rio Olympics: Archer Deepika Kumari Struggles To Figure Out

Deepika Kumari completed at the twentieth position in individual bend qualifying, while Bombayla Devi was 24th and Laxmirani Majhi 43rd.

Toxophilite Deepika Kumari communicated bewilderment after a grim show amid the ladies’ group occasion where India completed a dejecting seventh in the capability round of the Rio Olympics Games, here.

Deepika Kumari, a double Commonwealth Games medallist, is one of best bets for India to win a medal at Rio Olympics.

Deepika Kumari, a double Commonwealth Games medallist, is one of best bets for India to win a medal at Rio Olympics.

All Deepika oversaw was 640 out of 720 which was sufficient for a twentieth position while experienced Bombayla Devi Laishram shot 638 to complete 24th and Laxmirani Majhi completed 43rd with 614 focuses.

“Nothing wasn’t right separated from the wind. It was hard to take after and get it. I shot the bolt and it was a miss. Obviously it’s not what I expected, but rather there’s nothing I can do about it now,” Deepika said after the occasion.


  • Deepika Kumari finished 20th in the qualification round
  • She was not happy with her performance in the qualifying
  • She is double Commonwealth Games medallist

The wayward execution will influence India’s award prospects as a main four-completion would have given them a bye to the quarters however the group, which logged 1892 focuses together, will now start the end stage from the first round of 16.

They will open their crusade against Colombia who were positioned tenth. On the off chance that they figure out how to propel, India may confront second positioned Russia and third positioned China in their forthcoming quarters and elimination round conflicts.

The twofold Commonwealth Games gold medalist drove by one point after 30 bolts just to slip in the 6th end when she shot a poor 49 with scores of 9, 9, 8, 8, 8, 7.

The most exceedingly awful happened in the last bolt of the seventh end when she experienced a mental blackout by totally missing the objective. Deepika raised her diversion from the following five finishes by securing 13 impeccable 10s from 30 bolts yet it could just raise her positioning up to 20.

In the person round, Deepika will confront 45th positioned Kristine Esebua of Georgia, while Bombayla will go up against 41st positioned Laurence Baldauff of Austria and Laxmirani’s first round challenger would be Alexandra Longova of Slovakia.

In the morning session, Atanu Das indicated fine self-control and aptitude to ricochet once again from a poor through and through fifth in the capability round as arrow based weaponry got in progress at Brazil’s memorable Samba road here.

Lying a humble tenth after initial 36 bolts, the 24-year-old Kolkata fellow turned it around in style in the last arrangement of 36 bolts by shooting 23 immaculate 10s including 10 nearest to the middle to complete fifth with 683 out of the conceivable 720.

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