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“This medal will give us confidence before Olympics” : Archery World Cup medallist Simranjeet Kaur

By Vivek Prabhakar SinghNew Delhi [India], August 23 (ANI): The ladies’s recurve archery staff member Simranjeet Kaur who gained the medal on the Archery World Cup 2023 stage 4 in Paris, France, on Thursday believes that this bronze medal has come on the proper time and can give them confidence forward of Paris Olympics subsequent yr.

“Our medal is a team medal and as a team, we have put in a lot of effort. We were working hard to win a medal for a long time. This was very important because next year the Olympics start and because of this medal the confidence of our team has boosted a lot and if we keep performing like this then we will do well and hopefully win medals in the Olympics,” mentioned World Cup medallist Simranjeet Kaur whereas talking to ANI.

The Indian ladies’s recurve archery staff comprising Simranjeet Kaur, Bhajan Kaur and Ankita Bhakat beat Japan 6-2 and Italy 5-1 on their technique to the semi-finals however like the lads’s staff, their cost was additionally halted by Chinese Taipei, who gained 6-0. But by beating these groups they will get a large amount of confidence forward of the Hangzhou Asian Games beginning September 23.

“This will be my first Asian Games but our seniors have played a lot of tournaments. So, we never felt that we are experiencing anything new. So, we prepare ourselves well as they share their experience really well. This helps us a lot and increases our confidence,” mentioned Simranjeet Kaur.

The legendary Milkha Singh serves as a major supply of inspiration for the younger Indian archer.

“Milkha sir inspired me a lot. His story is very inspiring about how we can perform without any support and facility. That dedication comes from the heart. Your expectations and will to perform takes you to places that’s why,” mentioned Simranjeet Kaur.

After profitable the medal younger archer Simranjeet Kaur had a message to all these striving for his or her dream.

“I would just say keep working and not lose hope if you want to achieve something,” mentioned Kaur.

Honourable Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Thakur felicitated the medal-winning Recurve and Compound archers, who bagged laurels for the nation from the World Championships Berlin and World Cup 2023 Stage 4 in Paris. (ANI)

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