Archery: Indian women's team knocked out, fail to qualify for Tokyo Olympics - LIVE Updates
Today is the final chance for the Indian women's recurve archery team to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics at the Final Qualifier in Paris.
Fate was not in favour of the India today!
The Indian women's recurve archery team of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari has failed to qualify for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This is the first time since the 2000 Sydney Olympics that the Indian women's archery team will not be in action at the Olympics.
Read more about their performances today at the Final Tokyo Olympic Qualifiers event in Paris here.
You can read the LIVE Blog below.
We will join you again tomorrow to bring you the LIVE updates from Indian Grand Prix-IV the domestics athletics events, where many of our Indian stars will aim to secure the qualifying mark for Tokyo Olympics. Good night and stay safe!
- 20 Jun 2021 1:21 PM GMT
For those who are wondering, what happens next.
India will be represented by 4 archers at the 2020 Olympics next month —
India will have representation in men's recurve singles, men's team event, women's singles, and mixed recurve event.
- 20 Jun 2021 1:16 PM GMT
While we won't see the likes of Komalika Bari and Ankita Bhakat at the Tokyo Olympics, their inspiring stories are worth a mention.
You can read more about them here:
- 20 Jun 2021 1:08 PM GMT
India was seeded second heading to the pre-QF and was certain to make the quarter-finals. Colombia has come from nowhere to beat the trio of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat, and Komalika Bari 6-0 (55-54, 51-49, 53-52).
- 20 Jun 2021 10:49 AM GMT
India ends qualification round in 2nd position behind Mexico. The Indian women's recurve team scored 1992/2160 in full time. They will head directly into the pre-quarters of the Final Qualifying event where they will face the winner between Columbia (15th seed) and Kazakhstan (18th seed).