Top honours for Rajasthan, Jharkhand in junior archery meet

Updated: Feb 17, 2013, 22:40 PM IST

Hyderabad: Rajasthan and Jharkhand bagged top honours in the team boys and girls categories respectively in the ongoing 35th Junior National Archery Championship here today.

Rajasthan`s boys team comprising Rajat Chouhan, Ravi Sharma and Dinesh Kumawat (with a score of 223 each) obtained first rank followed by Haryana and Jharkhand.

In the team girls category, Jharkhand`s Madhumita Kumari, Durgavati Kumar and Rajani Patra (with a score of 204 each) got the first position.

Andhra Pradeesh and Arunachal Pradesh were behind them.

In the individual Olympic round for boys, Rajasthan`s Rajat Chouhan stood first with a score of 147, followed by Ritul Chatterjee of Andhra Pradesh and Harkirat Singh of Punjab.

In the individual Olympic round for girls, Durgavati Kumari of Jharkhand clinched the first rank with a score of 135, followed by Jayalaxmi Sarikonda of Maharashtra and V Jyoti Surekha of Andhra Pradesh.