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PARIS: The Indian girls’s recurve archery group, which didn’t e-book an Olympic quota within the Qualifier, bounced again strongly to storm into the ultimate of the World Cup Stage 3 on Friday.
The fancied trio of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari had misplaced to lower-ranked Colombia on Sunday to overlook the Olympic group qualification, however on Friday they simply dropped a set earlier than defeating sixth-ranked France 6-2 within the semi-finals.
World Cup Stage 3 just isn’t an Olympic qualifying match.

The trio, who had gained the primary stage of the World Cup in Guatemala Metropolis in April, will face Mexico on Sunday in a repeat of the primary stage remaining. World No. 3 Deepika can be within the hunt for a hat-trick of gold medals.
Deepika had earlier superior to the combined pair remaining with husband Atanu Das, whereas she can be within the semi-final of the recurve particular person part.
The second-seeded Indian girls’s group, which obtained a bye within the second spherical, began off by beating fifteenth seed Spain in straight units, earlier than ousting seventh seed Turkey by an an identical 6-0 margin within the quarterfinals.
Within the last-four stage, the trio shot 57, 57, 54, 57 to beat the French group of Lisa Barbelin, Audrey Adiceom and Angeline Cohendet.
The Indian males’s group of Das, Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav, who have been ranked eighth within the {qualifications}, misplaced its last-eight match to high seed Germany in a dramatic shoot-off.
The Indians squandered a 2-0 lead however their opponents Moritz Wieser, Maximillian Weckmueller and Florian Unruh gained the second and third units to steer 4-2 earlier than the match headed to shoot-off with Das, Rai and Jadhav profitable the fourth set by two factors.
The Germans shot three 9s as in opposition to 8, 9 and 9 by the Indian trio to seal the win by one level.
In the meantime, the compound males’s and girls’s groups got here a cropper and made early exits, leaving Abhishek Verma the lone archer in medal fray in that class.
Verma had earlier reached the person semis the place he’ll face Anton Bulaev of Russia on Saturday.
Girls’s group of Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Saanchi Dhalla and Akshita made the primary spherical exit, taking place to French group of Renaudin Tiphaine, Lola Grandjean and Sandra Herve.
The boys’s group additionally couldn’t overcome the French hurdle, shedding 25-29 within the shootoff after each have been locked at 233-all.

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