Pic showing Dola Banerjee, Bombayala Devi Laishram and Deepika Kumari
Bombayla Devi of Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB), who participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the women’s individual as well as team events,defeated the world’s top ranked Deepika Kumari in the National Ranking Archery Tournament (NRAT) at JRD Tata Sports Complex on Sunday.
Bombayala defeated Deepika 6-2.The third position was bagged by Rimil Buriuly who defeated World cup champion Dola Banerjee 6-0.
In the men’s recurve section, Rajiv Basumatary accumulated four straight points winning the first two sets against Atanu Das, who restored parity claiming the next two sets.Jyant Talukdar grabbed the third position by defeating Rahul Banerjee 6-2.
Now,the following archers will represent India in the World Cup slated to be held in China and Turke:Recurve-Male:Rajiv Basumatary,Atanu Das,Jayant Talukdar and Rahul Banerjee;Female: Bombayla Devi,Deepika Kumari, Rimil Buriuly and Dola Banerjee;Compound male:rattan Singh,Rajat Chouhan,M Gandhi Singh,L.haridas;Female:Trisha Devi,Manjusha Soy,Gagandeep kaur,P.Lili Jhanu.