Sidelined after the Tokyo Olympics debacle, star Indian archer Deepika Kumari is all set to make a India comeback within the upcoming Stage 3 of the World Cup starting in Paris on Tuesday. Precisely a yr after she received a person gold in the identical match final yr, the 28-year-old world quantity three will look to redeem herself after failing to win a medal on the Tokyo Video games. That the Olympics is slated in two years on the similar venue can be an added motivation for Deepika, who additionally has received a World Cup Closing silver medal in 2013.
Having returned empty-handed from her third Olympics marketing campaign final yr, Deepika noticed a droop in kind alongside together with her husband and nation’s prime male archer Atanu Das and didn’t make the Indian group.
The duo additionally couldn’t qualify for the group for the Asian Video games which was later postponed because the Archery Affiliation of India performed a contemporary trial of the top-eight archers for the Stage 3 of the World Cup.
Earlier the identical squad was to compete in each the World Cup Stage 3 and the Asian Video games however after the postponement Deepika and Pravin Jadhav, who have been within the top-8 of the sooner performed trial, obtained a contemporary alternative and made the lower.
Das, nevertheless, missed out having completed outdoors top-8 within the earlier performed trial.
Deepika made the lower on the expense of Komalika Bari, whereas her Tokyo Olympic combined group accomplice Jadhav ousted Sachin Gupta to finish the World Cup Stage 3 lineup.
Deepika was final seen in motion for India within the Yankton World Cup Closing in September 2021 the place she completed fourth.
The compound part additionally noticed the return of World Championships silver medalist Jyothi Surekha Vennam who too had didn’t make the Asian Cup contingent earlier this yr.
World quantity 3 Jyothi final competed at Dhaka Asian Championships in November final yr the place she received a person gold. She returned instead of Raginee Makoo.
Sangampreet Bisla too made a comeback ousting veteran Rajat Chauhan within the compound part.
India Crew: Recurve Males: Tarundeep Rai, Jayanta Talukdar, Pravin Jadhav and Neeraj Chauhan.
Recurve Ladies: Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat, Ridhi Phor and Simranjeet Kaur.
Compound Males: Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini, Mohan Bhardwaj and Sangampreet Bisla.
Compound Ladies: Jyothi Surekha Venna, Priya Gurjar, Avneet Kaur and Muskan Kirar.
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