India stumbles to the 7th position after mixed performance by women archers

File photo of Indian archers.
Sportingindia|06-Aug-2016 01:06

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6: After a great start by Atanu Das, it was time for women archers to show their skills. After the first round Deepika Kumari was on the 9th position with 56 points, Laxmirani Majhi took the 19th position after the first round was over, the other archer Bombayla Devi Laishram was on the 35th position with a score of 52. The total score for team India at the end of the first round was 162 with 2nd position. While Deepika Kumari continued to do well and her individual score was 110, Laxmirani Majhi dropped two places and Bombayla Devi Laishram did well to gain 11 places and moved to the 24th place with a score of 106.

 

Team India slipped to the 3rd position with a score of 323 at the end of the 2nd round. After the third round, Deepika Kumari kept her place at the 8th rank, she took the tally to 164 at the end of the third round. Laxmirani Majhi, however was able to score just 49 and she slipped to 40th position, she had a total score of 156 at the end of the third round. Bombayla Devi Laishram was one place better at 23rd with a score of 160. Deepika did extremely well to jump to the 3rd place with a brilliant 58 in the fourth round, with a total score of 222.

 

Laxmirani Majhi somewhat did well to move to the 37th while Bombayla Devi jumped 8 places at 15th position. Deepika kept her good performance going in the fifth round and jumped to the top while Laxmirani Majhi further slipped to 43rd and Bombayla Devi Laishram did well to move to the 9th place. India moved back to the 5th place as a result of a horror round for Deepika wherein she scored just 49.

 

Laxmirani Majhi's dropped further to 49th with a total of 306. Bombayla Devi Laishram, however gained a place to move to the 8th place with a total score of 327. With another bad round from Deepika wherein she scored just 46, India dropped to the 8th position. India was at the 7th place with a total score of 1268 at the end of the 8th round. At the end of the 10th round India slipped 1 place more to the 8th position.

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