Deepika tenth in qualifiers at World Archery Championships

Ace archer Deepika Kumari qualified 10th for the main elimination round of the women’s individual recurve event in the World Archery Championships at Belek in Turkey on Monday.

Deepika shot a total of 1345 points from 144 arrows in the qualifying event India qualified 12th in women’s recurve team event with 3928 points.

In women’s individual compound qualifying event, Jyothi Surekha Vennam finished sixth with 684 points from 72 arrows while compatriots Trisha Deb (680) and Jhano Hansdah (645) were 15th and 69th respectively. The Indian trio qualified 10th in the women’s compound team event with 2009 points. India finished 13th in the men’s team compound qualifying event.PTI