The eight archers included Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai, Pravin Jadhav and B Dhiraj (reserve) in men's and Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat, Komolika Bari and Madhu Vedwan (reserve) in the women's section.
Tokyo Olympics-bound archers to receive second dose of COVID-19 vaccine before departing for World Cup
The World Cup Stage I, to be held from 19 April, will be the first tournament for the senior archers in the COVID era.
After the final selection trials (Trial 3) at the Army Insitute of Sports in Pune, a six-strong squad which has three male and an equal number of female archers was selected for the quadrennial extravaganza.
Since the country went under lockdown in March due to coronavirus, India’s top archers like Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das have not trained over 70 metres, the distance of the target in archery.
A total of 16 recurve archers — eight men and as many women, along with four coaches and two support staff will report for the camp on 25 August and undergo the mandatory 14-day period inside the ASI campus before starting their training sessions.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Archery Association of India to start online lessons for coaches, players during lockdown
There will be a coach development programme and sports science lectures on physiology, biochemistry, strength-conditioning, nutrition and doping among others till 12 May
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian archer Tarundeep Rai watching workout videos on YouTube, doing dry shooting during lockdown
Rai hopes the current situation will normalise in about three months and when the season resumes, he will again pick up his bow and arrows
Restrictions from the Guatemalan government on the hosting of large events, quarantine policies and bans on international travel from certain countries made organising the first stage of the international circuit untenable
Mary Kom to be conferred with Padma Vibhushan, PV Sindhu named for Padma Bhushan; Zaheer Khan, Rani Rampal to get Padma Shri
Celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom will be conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award, while world champion shuttler PV Sindhu will get the Padma Bhushan
AAI suspension, factionalism overshadows stellar 2019 show by Indian archers in build-up to Tokyo Olympics
Suspension, internal mudslinging and factionalism overshadowed some stellar performances by Indian archers as the sport went from bad to worse with just a few months left for Tokyo Olympics in an eventful 2019.
Asian Archery Championships: Atanu Das leads charge as Indian archers pick up three bronze medals, ensure at least as many silvers
Das, who had also won a bronze in the recurve mixed team competition with Deepika Kumari on Monday, later completed a hat-trick of bronze medals by finishing on the podium in the men's recurve team event as well
At Rio Olympics, Das was the lone male archer from India and had reached the pre-quarters. For Tokyo, the archer from Kolkata is working on his skills as well as mental toughness.
Four archers included in TOPS scheme for 2020 Tokyo Olympics; financial proposals worth Rs 34 lakh cleared
As many as four archers have been included in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Mission Olympic Cell.
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju interacts with Indian archery team, says there will be no shortage of funds for training
The newly appointed sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday interacted with the Indian archers and assured that the government will provide adequate funds for their training ahead.
Seeking a maiden gold in the World Archery Championships, India led 27-26 midway into the first set but the trio of Tarundeep Rai, Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav let the opportunity slip later in the final
World Archery Championships: India men's recurve team qualify for gold medal match for first time in 14 years
India beat the Netherlands in a shoot off to qualify for the gold medal match of World Archery Championships 2019.
Archery World Championships: Indian men, women teams one win away from securing 2020 Tokyo Olympic berths
Indian men's recurve team put up a solid show to go past Norway 5-1 and storm into the pre-quarterfinals at the World Archery Championships to be just one win away from securing an Olympic quote.
Archery World Cup Stage III: Four Indians including Deepika Kumari, Tarundeep Rai enter third round; Atanu Das ousted
Four Indians including Deepika Kumari and Tarundeep Rai advanced into third round even as Atanu Das crashed out in the recurve individual section of the Archery World Cup Stage III
A former India coach blamed "flawed" selection policy for the downward spiral of recurve archers, as they prepared to leave for the Asian Games in Indonesia.
Blown away quite literally the last time around, Indian archers would look to make amends for the flop-show in London when they take aim in the 31st Olympic Games.