The Indian women’s archery team, comprising Deepika Kumari, L. Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi, progressed to the quarter-finals beating Colombia 205-197 in the Rio Olympics at the Olympic shooting centre here on Sunday.

The Indian trio started well leading the first set 52-51 with one inner 10 while Colombia managed to hit the bull’s eye twice.

In the second set, the Colombian trio of Carolina Aguirre, Maria Ana Rendon and Natalia Sanchez bounced back well to draw level with the scoreline reading 50-49. The set witnessed both the sides scoring three 9s.

The third set witnessed stiff competition from both the sides and ended 52-52. Either side managed to hit the bull’s eye once while India hit three 9s in reply to Colombia’s four 9s.

India came hard in the final set with four 9s to total 52 before Colombia panicked under pressure to manage only 44, giving India passage to the last-16 stage.

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