Women archers trio named to rock Rio Olympics to be held in August 2016
A three-member Indian women’s archery team comprising Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi was on 16 May 2016 named for the Rio Olympics.
The women's trio will compete in the individual events as well as team event at the Rio Games in August 2016.
India's women archers earned three individual berths and a team quota by virtue of the team's performance at the World Championships in Copenhagen in 2015.
Apart from this, the AAI also announced a three-member men’s team consisting Jayanta Talukdar, Atanu Das, Mangal Singh Champia for the third stage World Cup in Antalya, Turkey, to be held from 12 June to 19 June 2016. This selection was done in order to have a shot at Olympic berths. India has earned one individual spot for the Olympics in men's archery during the World Championships in 2015.