Laxmirani Majhi

Memorable Show by Indians as 2015 World Archery Championship Ends at Copenhagen

 August 3, 2015   R K Gupta

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India had a chance to win a team gold and an individual bronze on the final day of the prestigious World Archery Championship at Copenhagen but while the recurve team lost to Russia, Laxmirani Majhi went down to the Korean Misun Choi. But the Indian women didn’t gift it away to their opponents and fought […]

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Rajat Chauhan Creates History 2015

Rajat Chauhan Creates History in Earning India the First Individual Silver at Denmark’s World Archery Championships

 August 2, 2015   R K Gupta

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India had never won an individual medal in the World Archery Championship until Rajat Chauhan broke the jinx. The 2014 Asian Games team gold medalist Chauhan faced Denmark’s Stephen Hansen, a formidable foe in the compound final. But the Indian fought neck-to-neck with Hansen and made the Dane sweat out for victory. Until the start […]

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Mangal Singh Champia

Mangal Singh Champia’s Rio Olympic Berth Aside, Indian Archers Perform Creditably at Copenhagen’s World Archery Championships

 July 31, 2015   R K Gupta

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Thursday was a satisfactory day for India’s men and women archers at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen. Mangal Singh Champia ensured an individual Olympic quota berth for India and Rajat Chauhan and Laxmirani Majhi remained in the gold and bronze medal contention in the prestigious tournament. While Rajat Chauhan entered the final in the […]

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Rajat Chauhan in World Archery

Rajat Chauhan in World Archery Championships Turkey

 October 8, 2013   R K Gupta

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In dark skies and blistering winds, India’s Rajat Chauhan created a sensational upset, when he defeated World Cup Champion, Martin Damsbo of Denmark in compound elimination session of the ongoing World Archery Championships in Turkey on October 2, 2013. Chauhan took a one point lead in the first round, and maintained it through the end, […]

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