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Teenage Indian archers smash two world records in one day

Indian compound archery girls and the mixed teams broke world records during the qualification stages of the ongoing World Archery Youth Championship in Wroclaw.

World youth championships Indian archers smash two world records-VPN
Wrocław, First Published Aug 10, 2021, 8:31 PM IST

Good news continues to come in from the sporting arena even after the Tokyo Olympics.

World Archery informed that the Indian Under-18 compound women's team had smashed the world record by 22 points, shooting 2067/2160 during the qualifying round at the world youth championships in Poland.

The trio of Parneet Kaur, Priya Gurjar and Ridhu Varshini Senthilkumar broke the previous record was held by the United States (2045 points) in the Cadet Compound girls team category.

Moments later, the Archery Association of India revealed that a second record had been created by the young archers in the Cadet Compound mixed team category.

Mixed pair of Priya Gurjar and Kushal Dalal collected 1401 points out of a possible 1440 during their qualifying round at the world youth championships.

The cadet category championships feature archers who are aged below 18.

The Cadet Compound finals are scheduled to take place on August 14.

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