Who: Deepika Kumari
Where: Mexico City
What: Won silver medal in Archery World Cup Final
When: 25 October 2015
Indian archer Deepika Kumari on 25 October 2015 bagged the silver medal in the Archery World Cup Final held in Mexico City.
Kumari went down 2-6 in finale to South Korea’s Chou Misun.
Currently ranked World No. 5, Kumari clinched a gold medal in the 2010 Commonwealth games in the women’s individual recurve event. She also won a gold medal in the 2010 Commonwealth games in the women’s team recurve event along with Dola Banerjee andBombayala Devi. In May 2012, she won her first World Cup individual stage recurve gold medal at Antalya, Turkey.
In 2012, the Ranchi-born archer was honoured by the President of India with the prestigious Arjuna Award, India’s second highest sporting award. She was also named as the FICCI Sportsperson of the Year Award in February 2014.