PM Narendra Modi congratulates Indian archers for their '' stupendous ' World Cup show

Star India Archer Deepika Kumari

Image Source: GETTY IMAGES Star India archer Deepika Kumari Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday praised Indian archers for their “stupendous” show at the Archery World Cup in Paris. Modi said that the efficiencies from the archers will inspire youngsters in the field of archery.

“The last few days have actually witnessed stupendous efficiencies by our archers at the World Cup. Congratulations to @ImDeepikaK, Ankita Bhakat, Komalika Bari, Atanu Das and @archer_abhishek for their success, which will influence upcoming talent in this field,” tweeted Modi.

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Deepika Kumari on Sunday bagged 3 gold medals at the World Cup Stage 3, an extraordinary sweep for the nation ahead of the much-awaited Tokyo Olympics.

Deepika thumped Russia’s Elena Osipova 6-0 in the last of the women’s individual recurve occasion to finish a hat-trick of gold medals in one day.

In the mixed last, Deepika and her hubby Atanu Das, who are India’s finest medal hope in archery in the Olympics, bounced back from a 0-2 deficit to beat the Netherland’s Sjef van den Berg and Gabriela Schloesser 5-3.

The women’s recurve team of Deepika, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari notched up the gold medal with a comfortable win over Mexico.

After a dream run in Paris, Deepika on Monday likewise regained the primary position in international rankings. “This is going to take Deepika to the primary spot in the world rankings on Monday,” World Archery had actually tweeted on its official manage after Deepika’s gold rush. In general, the 27-year-old has 9 gold, 12 silver and 7 bronze medals on the planet Cup.

Published at Tue, 29 Jun 2021 11:07:35 +0000