Deepika Kumari to fight for bronze in Archery World Cup

Kolkata: Deepika Kumari will battle for a bronze in the individual recurve section after she lost in the semifinal of the Archery World Cup Stage IV being held in Wroclaw, Poland.

According to information received here, Deepika lost to Jing Xu of China 6-5 in the semifinals yesterday and she will now take on Tatiana Segina of Russia in the bronze medal play-off on Sunday.

The loss may also prove to be a dampner for the three-time World Cup Final silver medalist`s hope for a place in the season-ending meet in Lausanne from September 5-7.

In the women`s compound individual, Purvasha Shende lost to Sara Lopez of Colombia 143-141 in the quarters while none of the other Indians could even make the last eight.

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