A new Archery team is set to represent India in the World Archery Championship

The Indian Archery panel for the Tokyo Olympics was experienced and fans were expecting a medal through them but unfortunately, they failed to deliver. The selection trials took place on Thursday and none of the players from the Indian archery contingent was selected who all were part of the Olympic team.

The trials took place a day after they returned from Tokyo and none of the Four archers were able to grab the top three positions in the trials. Deepika Kumari with a current World Ranking 1 finished fourth in the trials. Kamalika Bari, Ridhi Phor and Ankita Bhakat bagged the top three positions in the qualifications and made their name to the list ahead of Deepika Kumari.


In the men’s team Aditya Chaudhary, Parth Salunkhe, and Atul Verma (Bronze Medalist in Youth Olympics) made through the qualifications and are heading in the World Archery Championship. All the selected players are aged between 17-22yrs and it’s a great sign for the future of Indian Sports as Youngblood is showcasing their talent and getting their space in the Senior Team.

The archers selected are as follows:

  • Recurve Men- Aditya Chaudhary, Parth Salunkhe, Atul Verma.
  • Recurve Women- Komalika Bari, Ridhi, Ankita Bhakat.
  • Compound Men- Abhishek Verma, Sangam Singh Bisla, Rishabh Yadav.
  • Compound Women- Muskan Kirar, Jyoti Surekha Vennam, Priya Gurjar.