Archery World Cup: Deepika Kumari equals world record in recurve event

Kumari's score of 686/720 equalled the record-breaking score of 686/720 set by South Korean archer Ki Bo-Bae in 2015.

Archery World Cup: Deepika Kumari equals world record in recurve event

New Delhi: Prodigious Indian archer Deepika Kumari on Wednesday the world record in the woman's recurve event at the Archery World Cup in Shanghai.

The 21-year-old's score of 686/720 equalled the record-breaking score of 686/720 set by South Korean archer Ki Bo-Bae in 2015.

Kumari previously won silver medals in individual events in the 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions of the Archery World Cup.

She has already qualified for the upcoming Rio Olympics with her performances at the World Championships in Copenhagen last year.

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