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Asian Championships: Deepika strikes gold, Ankita wins silver in archery

The duo had earlier secured an individual Olympic quota for the country by storming into the semifinals of the event

Press Trust of India  |  Bangkok 

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Deepika Kumari | File photo: PTI

Indian archers Deepika Kumari and Ankita Bhakat won the gold and silver medals respectively in the women's individual recurve event of the 21st Asian Championships in Bangkok on Thursday.

Deepika defeated Ankita 6-0 in the one-sided final.

The duo had earlier secured an individual Olympic quota for the country by storming into the semifinals of the event.

Earlier in the last-four stage, Ankita got the better of Bhutan's Karma, Deepika defeated Nguyet Do Thi Anh of Vietnam.

First Published: Thu, November 28 2019. 15:35 IST