Having pocketed the recurve women`s top seed at the Archery World Cup last-stage, ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari is now eyeing a last-gasp berth into the World Cup Final where she has three silver medals.
Deepika Kumari was back in her elements as the former world No 1 archer topped the qualification round along with the men`s team in the recurve section of the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland on Wednesday.
On a high after her silver medal-winning effort in the prestigious World Cup final in Paris, ace archer Deepika Kumari says "few changes in her shooting technique" have been paying rich dividends in recent times.
A gold medal in the prestigious World Cup Final eluded Deepika Kumari once again as she settled for her third successive silver after being pipped by Korean Olympic champion Ok-Hee Yun, in Paris on Sunday.
India`s teenage archery prodigy Deepika Kumari on Sunday stormed into her third straight gold medal match in the World Cup Final with a come-from-behind victory over Olympic silver medalist Ajejandra Valencia in Paris.
The Lok Sabha on Monday congratulated Indian athletes for winning 14 medals at the 2013 Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China and the women`s archery team for winning the gold medal at the World Cup Stage 4 in Wroclaw, Poland.
It was a disappointing day for the Indians at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 as ace archer Deepika Kumari made a quarterfinal exit, while others failed to progress beyond pre-quarterfinal stage at Medellin, Colombia.