Tokyo Olympics: Archer Deepika Kumari’s bows out after quarter-finals loss to An San

Tokyo: Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari’s brilliant run at the Tokyo Olympics came to an end when she lost in straight sets to South Korea’s An San in the women’s individual archery event here on Friday.

World No. 1 and three-time Olympian Deepika lost 6-0 to An San after earlier defeating ROC’s Ksenia Perova 6-5 in a shootoff in the round of 16 at the Yumenoshima Park Archery Field.

Deepika had earlier been eliminated in the mixed team archery event alongside Pravin Jadhav by eventual champions South Korea.

With Deepika’s exit her husband Atanu Das is the only remaining Indian archer at the Olympics who has progressed to the men’s individual round of 16.


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