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Archer Deepika Kumari and Bombayla Devi qualify for round of 64

India had a mixed day in Olympic as Atanu Das’ fifth rank finish in men’s individual ranking round; while in women’s both individual and team ranking rounds, India fared poorly. The women’s team finished at the 7th position, they started brilliantly and were at the second position after round 1. India suffered because of Deepika Kumari’s awful performance, as he finished 20th. While, on the other hand, Bombayla Devi finished at 24th position and Laxmirani Majhi finished at the 43rd position. Laxmirani failed to qualify for the next round.

India’s ace woman archer Deepika Kumari finished at 20th position. The Indians who have qualified for the will take part in the round of 64.

In the team’s section, India will face Colombia who finished 10th.

Indians are beaten by South Korean, Mexican and Chinese archers.

At the top three position of individual rankings, all are held by South Korean women. CHOI Misun, CHANG Hyejin and KI Bobae. The three gained 669, 666, 663 points respectively.

Meanwhile, South Korea, Russia, and China have finished at 1st, 2nd, and 3rd position respectively.

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