Archery World Cup: Deepika Kumari completes golden hat-trick with win in individual event

India's ace archer Deepika Kumari completed her hat-trick of Gold at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Paris on Sunday as she won the Recurve individual event by 6-0.

Deepika Kumari defeated the Russian, Elena Osipova by 6-0 in a thumping manner. This is Deepika's second individual World Cup Gold medal of 2021 and the third gold of the day as she had earlier won gold in the women's team and mixed team event as well.

"It's a hat-trick for #Tokyo2020 bound archer @ImDeepikaK as she wins at the women's individual recurve at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Paris. She had earlier today won gold in women's team and mixed team event as well. #Cheer4India, " SAI Media tweeted.

Earlier the husband-wife duo of Deepika and Atanu clinched their first World Cup gold medal as a pair after defeating the Dutch pair of Gabriela Schloesser and Sjef Van Den Berg by 5-3 after a set down.

At the start of the day, India women's recurve team comprising of Deepika Kumari, Komalika Bari, and Ankita Bhakat bagged a gold medal at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in the French capital. The team defeated Mexico 5-1 in the finals and as a result, this side has now won two gold medals in 2021.

On Saturday, Abhishek Verma opened the Indian tally at World Cup by clinching his second individual World Cup gold. Abhishek emerged victorious after beating USA's Kris Schaff in a shoot-off to win the gold medal.

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