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Tokyo Games: Indian Archers Will Script History In Olympics, Says Archery Association Chief

Tokyo Games: Deepika Kumari shall be aiming for a medal within the Olympics.© Twitter




Archery Association of India (AAI) President Arjun Munda feels the Tokyo-bound archery group will create historical past on the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. “See we have confidence in our players that they will try their best and that try is for the nation, their success is nation’s success. The way they have performed has made the nation proud, the recent gold medals in tournaments say everything. As the president of AAI, I feel that this time archers will do well in Olympics and script history on the international level,” he advised ANI.

Last month, the Indian girls’s recurve group comprising of Deepika Kumari, Komalika Bari, and Ankita Bhakat bagged a gold medal on the Archery World Cup Stage three in Paris. Deepika additionally gained the Recurve particular person occasion by 6-Zero and blended occasion with husband Atanu Das.

“Today there is really a cheering environment as our players are going to showcase their best performance in the Olympics and India is expecting from our players that they will surely perform best. The nation is supporting our players and the way the Prime Minister interacted with the players is something very good. He spoke with players, exchanged views and encouraged them. Players are also confident of doing well and I hope that our players will certainly do well in the Olympics,” he pointed.

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Meanwhile, the Indian archery group spearheaded by Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das has departed for Tokyo to participate within the Olympic Games. “Way to Tokyo. The Journey begins. This is the first time we are getting the privileges to have a very comfortable journey. Thank you so much @Media_SAI @Anurag_Office @KirenRijiju @PMOIndia,” Atanu Das tweeted on Saturday.

A complete of 127 athletes throughout 18 sports activities disciplines from India shall be heading to Tokyo. This is the biggest-ever contingent India is sending to any Olympics. The 69 cumulative occasions throughout the 18 sport disciplines that India will take part in are additionally the best ever for the nation.

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