India’s star female archer Deepika Kumari has made it to the third round of the individual event at the Tokyo Olympics-2020 on Wednesday. In the second round, Deepika defeated Mucino-Fernandez of America by 6-4 in a tough contest to make it to the third round. While Deepika had to face defeat in the first set. But she made a strong comeback in the next set.
In the second set, Deepika scored a perfect 10 twice and won the set by 28-15. After this, once again in the third set, Deepika showed her class and won the set by 27-25 and took the lead in the game. After this, in the fourth set, Deepika lost by 25-24 to Archer of America, after which the score reached 4-4. And in the end, Deepika won the match by winning the fifth set.
In the first round, Deepika defeated Karma of Bhutan by 6-0. Deepika scored 26 in the first set and Karma 23. In the second set, Deepika scored 26 and Karma again got 23 points. In the third set, Deepika scored 27 points while Karma could only take 24 points.
Deepika hit 8, 9, 9 in the first set. At the same time, Karma targeted 8, 6, 9. In the third set, Deepika scored 9, 10, 8 and Karma hit 6, 8, 10. Also, Deepika Kumari was expecting a medal in the mixed team event but her pair with Praveen Jadhav could not live up to these expectations. Praveen had made his debut in the men’s event today but could not go beyond the second round.