World Cup team to be selected during archery nationals

The National Ranking Archery Tournament (NRAT), beginning in Jamshedpur from Friday, will hold significance for the archers as the Indian team for the upcoming Stage I and II World Cup will be picked based on their performance in the event.

The Stage I World Cup will be held in Shanghai from May 13, followed by the second stage in Turkey in June, said Capt. Amitabh, Head (Sports) Tata Steel.

AFP

Deepika Kumari, Bombyala Devi, Chakravolu Swuro and Dola Banerjee will vie for top honours. AFP

The 2nd NRAT will be drawing a host of top archers including Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee, Tarundeep Rai, Mangal Singh Champia in the men’s section while women’s section will witness Deepika Kumari, Bombyala Devi, Chakravolu Swuro and Dola Banerjee vie for top honours.

Organised by Tata Steel in association with the Jharkhand Archery Association and Steel Plant Sports Board (SPSB), the archers will compete for a total prize purse of Rs 3 lakh.

The 1st NRAT was held in Hyderabad in February.

The organisers installed a big LCD screen to telecast the event in an attempt to draw crowd.

PTI


Updated Date: Apr 04, 2013 18:49 PM

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