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Rio Olympics 2016, archery India: Laxmirani Majhi, women's individual event live updates online

Knockout Stage: In each set, every archer has to shoot 3 arrows and the athlete winning the set is awarded 2 set-points and the loser 0. If the scores are same in a set, both are awarded 1 set-point each. The archer who amasses 6 set-points first, wins the match.
Updated: 08 August 2016 19:50 IST - Published: 08 August 2016 18:06 IST
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It was a dominant performance from the Slovakian international against the Indian archer, winning the match with a comfortable scoreline of 7-1! 

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The Slovakian wins the 4th set and the match with a score of 27 (9 8 10) while the Indian archer could only manage 24 points (7 8 9)! The Slovakian wins the match 7-1!

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It will take a Herculean effort for Laxmirani Majhi to win from here.

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A brilliant effort from Laxmirani Majhi in the final arrow of the third set under immense pressure.

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Laxirani Majhi draws the 3rd set with a score of 26 (7 9 10)! The Slovakian leads 5-1!

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The Slovakian wins the second set with a score of 28 ( 9 9 10) while Laxirani could only manage 26 (8 9 9), the Slovakian leads 4-0!

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Alexandra Longova wins the first set with a score of 27 (10 9 8) while the Indian archer could only manage 25 (8 9 8)! 2-0 to the Slovakian! 

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Alexandra Longova starts the first set with a perfect 10 while the Indian archer could only score a 8! 

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Both the archers are walking out on to the shooting range with the Indian archer Laxmirani Majhi in Blue while the Slovakian international in white and red! 

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Some Interesting Facts

Arrow: The maximum diameter allowed for an arrow is 9.33mm. However, the arrows used by the International Archers are of around 5.55mm. The reason being, arrows with lesser diameter can travel faster and are easier to aim.

Target: The target has an overall diameter of 122cm (48.8 inches) and consists of 10 concentric circles (12.2 cm each). The center ring, or bulls-eye is also 12.2 cm in diameter. The target is situated 70m from the shooting spot, and is positioned 1.3m above the ground.

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Laxmirani Majhi was the lowest finishing Indian archer at the recently concluded women's ranking event as she finished in the lowly 43rd spot in the ranking event with a score of 614 (including 13 10+Xs shots) and therefore was drawn against the Slovakian who claimed the 22nd place in the same ranking event with a score of 640 (including 19 10+Xs shots).

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Good Evening everyone..

Welcome to the LIVE coverage of Laxmirani Majhi's round of 64 encounter against the Slovakian international Alexandra Longova in the women's individual event on Day 3 - Rio Olympics!