Deepika Kumari is an Indian athlete who competes in the event of archery, is currently ranked World No. 5, and is a former world number one. She won a gold medal in the 2010 Commonwealth games in the women’s individual recurve event. She also won a gold medal in the same competition in the women’s team recurve event along with Dola Banerjee and Bombayala Devi.
Deepika Kumari Wednesday clinched a silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games test event after going down to 18-year-old Korean An San in straight sets here. Ranked fourth in the qualification round, Deepika found the going tough against the second seed, who produced fine shooting including a flawless third set to clinch the match 6-0 in her favor.
A twofold gold medallist at the as of late closed fourth phase of the World Cup in Berlin, San took the primary set barely when she pipped the Indian by one point. The Korean at that point won the second set 29-25, preceding three flawless 10s won her the gold.
“I was doing it perfectly but in the final I couldn’t really catch up with my shooting,” Deepika said after her loss in the final. “Recently, I changed my technique. I’m catching up. That’s why the different score,” the 25-year-old said.