Tokyo Olympics: India knocked out Chinese Taipei and recorded a come-from-behind victory to reach the quarterfinals of Saturday’s archery mixed team event.
Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Padukone defeats the Chinese Taipei duo to reach a quarter. (Reuters photo)
- India defeats Chinese Taipei 5-3 to advance to quarterfinals
- India comes from behind and reserves a place in the quarterfinals of a mixed team event
- This was the first time Deepika Kumari and Pravin Ramesh were competing together.
India’s Deepika Kumari and Prabin Jadab win 5-3 reversal against Chinese Taipei’s Chi Chun Tang and Chia En to reach the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics mixed archery event on Saturday Was recorded.
India’s Deepika Kumari and Prabin Ramesh were the first archers to participate in the Olympic mixed team event. This was the first time it was introduced at the tournament, and the Indian duo won the championship.
Pravin Jadab was all clear in his quick release, but Deepika Kumari’s because the star Indian shooter didn’t wilt under pressure when India returned from behind to win the match. Calmness helped India.
This was the first time Deepika Kumari and Pravin Ramesh competed together. Mixed teams are ranked by the sum of the highest-scoring male shooters and the highest-scoring female shooters in one country, with a maximum score of 1440 points.
— World Archery (@worldarchery) July 24, 2021
Initially, Deepika was expected to partner with her husband Atanu for the Olympics.However, Pravin Jadab surpasses his fellow male compatriots earlier today and will be paired with Deepika Kumari.
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Tokyo Olympics: Prabin Jadab and Deepika Kumari reach quarterfinals of mixed archery team event
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