World’s number 2 archer Deepika Kumari out of TOPS scheme, Sports Ministry explained the reason for the decision

Star archer Deepika Kumari and husband Atanu Das have paid a heavy price for their poor performance, they have been dropped from the Sports Ministry’s ‘Target Olympic Podium’ scheme.

Deepika Kumari out of TOPS scheme

Star Archer Deepika Kumari (Deepika Kumari) and her husband Atanu Das (Atanu Das) Sports Ministry’s ‘Target Olympic Podium’ plan on Thursday due to their poor performance in the national ranking tournament (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) been thrown out. The Ministry’s Olympic Unit (MOC) last month decided to review the support extended to Deepika (former number one recurve archer) and Atanu after their poor performance in the national ranking archery tournament in Hyderabad. The Sports Ministry said, “In view of the poor performance in the tournament, the MoC has decided not to include him in the TOPS list for now.” “Despite stellar performances in several World Cups, the archery pair showed a poor performance in multi-sport tournaments, including the Tokyo Olympics. He had high hopes in the Tokyo Olympics but he returned empty handed.

Deepika-Atanu’s troubles escalated after the World Cup finals in Yankton in October last year. MoC members, SAI and Archery Association of India officials informed him about the decision. Deepika said that she will be inspired to come back stronger after being dropped from TOPS.

Deepika Kumari world no 2 archer

Let us tell you that Deepika Kumari is the world’s number 2 archer. She is just 7 points behind Korea’s An San. In the year 2010, Deepika Kumari won gold in the singles recurve event of the Commonwealth Games, while she also won the gold medal in the team event. Apart from this, he also won gold in the World Cup held in Guatemala and Paris. Deepika Kumari has also been awarded the Arjuna Award for her best performance. Deepika Kumari also received Padma Shri in the year 2016.

Major decisions of MoC

Let us tell you that the MoC approved a proposal of Rs 6.56 lakh to help the players of two ‘Development’ groups in the preparations for the Asian Games and other international competitions. MoC also sanctioned Rs 4.14 lakh for 20-year-old pistol shooter Naveen. The MoC sanctioned Rs 2.42 lakh for 17-year-old recurve archer Riddhi, who was part of the Indian women’s team that won a silver medal at the Asian Championships in Dhaka in November last year. Simultaneously, the MoC approved a proposal of Rs 4 lakh to para-shooter Manish Narwal to buy equipment and for the expenses of his coach. (with language input)

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