THREE INDIAN RECURVE ARCHERS TO HEADLINE IN TOKYO OLYMPICS

NEW DELHI: Ace Archers Tarundeeep Rai and Atanu Das among men and Deepika Kumari in the women’s section will participate in the Indian recurve archery contingent during this year’s Tokyo Olympics.

After the final selection trials (Trial 3) at the Army Insitute of Sports in Pune, a six-strong squad which has three male and equal number of female archers was selected for the mega event.

Besides Atanu and Tarundeep, the other archer in the Indian men’s team is Pravin Jadhav. After winning a silver medal at the 2019 Archery World Championships held in the Netherlands, the men’s recurve archery team had already won a quota by

“By winning this quota, they were eligible for single athlete quotas in the men’s individual recurve event as well,” SAI said.

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