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Indian women archery team enters pre-quarters at Olympics

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6 – India’s women’s archery team, comprising Deepika Kumar, L. Bombayala Devi and Laxmirani Majhi, finished seventh to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the 31st Olympics here on Friday.

Deepika bagged 640 points, Bombayla got 638 and Laxmirani managed 614 as India shot a combined total of 1,982.

Individually, Deepika finished 20th and Bombayla was 24th as they entered the Round of 32. But Laxmirani’s 614 failed to qualify for the next round.

Top three spots were bagged by South Koreans, who also bagged the top spot in the group contest.

–IANS

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