Deepika Kumari becomes World No 1 archer

Updated: Jun 21, 2012, 17:29 PM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

New Delhi: India`s Deepika Kumari climbed two places to reach the top spot in world rankings in archery ahead of South Korea`s Bo Bae Ki.

She is the second woman archer from India after Dola Banerjee to achieve this feat. Deepika won her first World Cup individual recurve gold medal in May in Antalya.

Deepika has also qualified for the London Olympics along with Laishram Bombayla Devi, Chekrovolu Swuro and Jayanta Talukdar.