Deepika Kumari to Fight for Bronze in Archery World Cup

Updated: 08 August 2014 13:33 IST

Deepika Kumari lost to Jing Xu of China 5-6 in the Archery World Cup semifinals on Thursday and she will now take on Tatiana Segina of Russia in the bronze medal play-off on Sunday.

Kolkata:
In this file photo, Deepiks Kumari is seen taking aim at the target during an archery event.
In this file photo, Deepika Kumari is seen taking aim at the target during an archery event.

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Deepika Kumari will battle for a bronze in the individual recurve section after she lost in the semifinal of the Archery World Cup Stage IV being held in Wroclaw, Poland.

According to information received here, Deepika lost to Jing Xu of China 5-6 in the semifinals on Thursday and she will now take on Tatiana Segina of Russia in the bronze medal play-off on Sunday.

The loss may also prove to be a dampener for the three-time World Cup Final silver medallist's hope for a place in the season-ending meet in Lausanne from September 5-7.

In the women's compound individual, Purvasha Shende lost to Sara Lopez of Colombia 143-141 in the quarters while none of the other Indians could even make the last eight.

Topics : Archery
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