Two Armymen Win Gold in Senior National Archery Championship

Updated: 14 October 2014 17:46 IST

While Rifleman Santosh Thapa won gold in the 50 metre category, Havildar Captain Singh won gold in 30 metre category of the Men's events.

Two Armymen Win Gold in Senior National Archery Championship
A representational photo of the sport of archery.

Shillong:
A representational photo of the sport of archery.

Two archers of the Army won gold medals in the Indian Round of the 22nd Senior National Archery Championship held in Delhi and qualified for the February 2015 National Games in Kerala, an official said here on Tuesday.

Rifleman Santosh Thapa won gold in the 50 metre category while Havildar Captain Singh won gold in 30 metre category of the Men's events, Defense PRO Group Capt Amit Mahajan said in a statement here.

Both the armymen, who were members of the Services Archery team, were trained and fielded by the 58 Gorkha Training Centre here, he said.

A total of 48 teams and 153 archers from various states and associations competed in the championship of the Indian Round Archery.

Topics : Archery
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