Jharkhand princess Deepika helps India defeat China to bag World cup team gold

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M_Id_304040_Deepika_KumariJharkhand’s princess, archer Deepika has helped India defeat China to bag the World Cup team gold medal in Medellin, Colombia on Sunday.

Deepika, world number three recurve archer,has done what many archers in the country could not.She hit four 10s on a windy day to take India to a 201-186 defeating China for the team gold medal yesterday.

As it is,this glittering medal was India’s first World Cup team gold since Shanghai 2011.

In addition,Deepika pairing up with Atanu Das,won the mixed team bronze with an 18-point margin (150-132) against the Mexicans.

The flag of India fluttered as it secured fourth position with one gold and two bronze.The US topped the standings with nine medals (2-5-2), while China (2-1-2) and Colombia (1-1-0) were second and third positions respectively.

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