Top archers of the country will be seen in action in the second stage of the TATA National Ranking Archery Tournament (NRAT) which will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here from March 24 to 29.
The top four men and women archers in the recurve and compound section of the 2nd National Ranking Archery Tournament (NRAT) will represent India in the forthcoming World Cup Stage I and II, an official of the Archery Association of India (AAI) said.
The ONGC on Sunday announced a cash bonanza for players who will win medals at the London Olympics with gold medal winners to get Rs 25 lakh while silver and bronze medallist will get Rs 15 and Rs 10 lakh respectively.
Indian trio of Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai finished third in the Olympic team qualification round and will get a favourable draw for the main event that will be held at Ogden (USA) on June 21.
With two days to go for the Olympic qualifiers at Ogden in the US, desperate attempts by the Archery Association of India to trace Rahul Banerjee`s missing baggage containing his equipment have gone in vain.
The Indian men`s recurve team of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Rahul Banerjee settled for a silver after going down to their opponents from Great Britain in the Archery World Cup Stage II in Antalya.