Archer Deepika Kumari won her first individual gold medal in six years at the Salt Lake World Cup, in the USA. She defeated Germany’s Michelle Kroppen in the recurve final. The win ensured Deepika will represent the country at the season-ending Archery World Cup Final in Samsun, Turkey in October 2018.
In six appearances at the Archery World Cup, Deepika had come back with silver medals in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015 but this time she finally got the Gold.
Source- The Times of India
Static/Current Takeaways Important for BOB PO Exam 2018-
- World Archery’s headquarters are situated in Maison du Sports International in the Olympic Capital of Lausanne, Switzerland.
- World Archery was founded on 4 September 1931 in Lwow, Poland (now known as Lviv, Ukraine).