AAI President Arjun Munda meets Indian archers in Delhi

President of the Archery Association of India (AAI), Arjun Munda, met the Indian archers (Pic Credit: Arjun Munda twitter)
President of the Archery Association of India (AAI), Arjun Munda, met the Indian archers (Pic Credit: Arjun Munda twitter)

President of the Archery Association of India (AAI), Arjun Munda, felicitated the Indian archers as they return from the Asian Archery Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The Indian contingent, which returned after a successful stint at the Asian Archery Championship, visited Arjun Munda's residence in Delhi on Saturday.

The Indian Archery contingent ended their campaign with seven medals. With one gold medal, four silver and two bronze medals, India finished second in the continental event behind the South Korean contingent.

The Indian men's archery team comprising of Pravin Jadhav, Parth Salunkhe and Kapil bagged silver medals. Kapil and Ankita Bhakat won bronze medals at the recurve mixed team event.

The women’s recurve team including Ankita Bhakat, Madhu Vedwan and Ridhi, won silver at the marquee event.

Meanwhile, Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Abhishek Verma won gold and silver medals respectively at the women's and men's compound individual event on Thursday (November 18).

Great Performances by #TeamIndia at the 22nd Asian Archery 🏹🎯 Championships 2021, Dhaka 🇧🇩India clinched 7 medals: 1️⃣🥇 4️⃣🥈 3️⃣🥉across 7 events and stood 2nd on the Medal Ranking after Korea 🇰🇷Many congratulations to all the Medalists🙂💐#Archery #AAC2021

AAI president Arjun Munda hails Indian archers for Asian Archery Championships performance

AAI president Arjun Munda backed the Indian archer's recent performance. He further asserted that this kind of performance will inspire several individuals and motivate them to come forward and represent India in archery.

"We welcome our champions today and we wish them all the luck to do better in the upcoming games. Our archers did well in the Asian Archery Championships 2021 and made India proud. We will ensure that in future also, many should come up and play for the country," stated Arjun Munda.
ढाका(बांग्लादेश) में आयोजित एशियाई तीरंदाजी चैम्पियनशिप में भाग लेकर लौटी भारतीय टीम आज मेरे दिल्ली आवास में आयी। टीम ने 1 स्वर्ण, 4 रजत और 2 कांस्य पदक जीते।खिलाड़ी लगातार मेहनत कर रहे हैं उन्हें भविष्य के लिए शुभकामनाएं।

Arjun Munda also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for all the support and encouragement for the archers and athletes of the nation. He also wished the archers good luck for their future endeavors.

"Our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is also playing a vital role in the development of these players and setting up a sports culture, which will be beneficial for our country," Arjun told ANI.

Also read: Asian Archery Championships 2021: India end their campaign with seven medals

Edited by Diptanil Roy
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