Archery World Cup: Indian Archers Atanu Das & Deepika Kumari Won Gold Medals

Archery World Cup Indian archers Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari

New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Indian bowmen Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari won the recurve people’s individual gold awards to cover an unimaginable first phase of the 2021 Archery World Cup in Guatemala City on Sunday.

While Deepika won her third World Cup gold decoration, Atanu got the principal global gold of his vocation in the competition. Atanu crushed Spain’s Daniel Castro in the last’s global circuit debut. The Indian toxophilite shot arrangements of 28, 29, and an end phenomenal 30 focuses in a four-set triumph. “It feels astounding. It resembles dreams are working out. I’ve buckled down for such countless years, and now this is paying off,” the World Archery site cited Atanu as saying.

“It’s delightful. It’s a major lift for me. The Olympics are this year, and I’m working in the correct way,” he added.

Both Indian toxophilites have now naturally qualified for this current season’s Archery World Cup Final.

The Indian ladies’ group crushed Mexico 5-4 (27-26) in the last to sack the gold decoration for the country. Indian threesome shot 27 to defeat their Mexican adversaries by one and guarantee their first World Cup group gold following seven years.

This was India’s fifth recurve ladies’ group gold in World Cup having won in Shanghai-2011, Medellin-2013, Wroclaw-2013, and 2014 already.

In another match, the Indian blended recurve group of Atanu and Ankita Bhakat won the bronze decoration after a 6-2 triumph over the US.

(ANI)