Bombayla Devi

  • Indian archers bag two medals in World Cup May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian recurve archers bagged two medals -- a silver and a bronze -- in the second World Cup held at Medellin, Columbia on Monday. While India's recurve 'B' team comprising Atanu Das, Thupuvoyi and Sanjay Boro lost to Korea in the shoot-off to return with a silver medal, the...
  • India finish second in Asia Archery Championship November 2, 2013

    Kolkata: India clinched one gold and one bronze in the recurve section to finish second behind Korea with six medals in the Asian Archery Championship that concluded in Chinese Taipei on Saturday. According to information received here, the mixed pair of Jayanta Talukdar and Deepika Kumari defeated world champions Korea 146-141...
  • Archery World Cup: India women upset Korea to win recurve team gold August 25, 2013

    Wroclaw, (Poland): The Indian trio of Bombayala Devi, Deepika Kumari and Rimil Buriuly won back-to-back World Cup titles beating the formidable South Korea in the women's recurve team final here on Sunday. India got the better of Koreans Yun Ok-Hee, Ki Bo Bae, and Joo Hyun Jung 219-215 for their second...
  • Deepika Kumari leads recurve team into Archery World Cup final August 23, 2013

    Kolkata: Indian women recurve archery team of Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Rimil Buriuly on Friday advanced to the final of World Cup Stage 4 in Wroclaw, Poland to keep themselves in contention for a second successive gold after Medellin meet. According to information received here, the trio, who had...
  • Indian archers misfire in World Cup August 20, 2013

    Kolkata: India had a disappointing start to the Archery World Cup Stage IV at Wroclaw (Poland) with the country's best medal hope Deepika Kumari slipping to 19th as the women's recurve team finished sixth and men's squad earning the fifth place in the qualification rounds on Tuesday. According to information received...
  • Indian women win recurve Gold at Archery World Cup July 22, 2013

    Medellin: Indian women's archery team defeated China in the recurve event to claim the gold medal at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Medellin, Columbia on Sunday. Led by World No. 3 Deepika Kumari, India trounced China 201-186 to claim their second medal of this World Cup and their...
  • India women's team in Archery World Cup final July 20, 2013

    Kolkata: India finally came good assuring themselves at least a silver medal at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 being held in Medellin, Colombia. According to information received here, the women's recurve team of Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Rimil Biruly, seeded No 2, lived up to their billing as...
  • Ministry zeroes in on Korean coach for troubled archers January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Left in a limbo after the Sports Ministry's decision to derecognise Archery Association of India last month, the country's top archers Thursday got a shot in the arm after the government decided to appoint Korean coach Lim Chae Woong for the recurve team. "We have worked out on future...
  • Olympic review: Indian archers way off the mark August 10, 2012

    Leading into the 2012 London Olympics, the confident tone of India's archery contingent was unmistakable. The team's head coach, former Commonwealth Games gold medalist Limba Ram, was postulating on India's chances and the archers themselves were brimming with self-assurance. This was, after all, the first time since Athens 2004 that...
  • We have no excuses to offer, says Limba Ram August 5, 2012

    London: Struggling to explain the much-hyped archers' flop-show at the Olympic Games, teams’ coaches Limba Ram and Ravi Shankar on Sunday said they have no excuses to offer for the below-par performance. "There are no excuses," Limba Ram said at the Games village before the team's departure to India. "We trained...
  • Olympics: Bronze for Narang, Saina cruises July 31, 2012

    London: Gagan Narang on Monday opened India's account in the London Olympic Games by winning the bronze medal in the men's 10m air rifle event at the Royal Artillery Barracks. Narang shot 103.1 in a ten-shot finals for an aggregate of 701.1 after scoring 598 in the qualifying round. Romania's Alin...
  • Olympics: Bombayla Devi bows out in pre-quarters July 30, 2012

    London: The disappointing show by Indian archers continued as Laishram Bombayla Devi bowed out in the pre-quarterfinals of the women's individual recurve event losing 2-6 to Mexico's Roman Aida at the Lord's ground here today. This was after Bombayla won her first round encounter against Evangelia Psarra of Greece 6-4. In...
  • Olympics: Swarn, Saina, Bhagwan impress July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: India's challenge in the archery team event came to an end at London Olympics 2012 on Day 2 when women's team of Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Chekrovolu Swuro was knocked out by Denmark in the pre-quarters by a close margin of 210-211 at Lord's. However, there were...
  • Bombayla, Swuro aim for bull's eye at Lord's July 25, 2012

    India's women archers Bombayla Devi and Chekrovolu Swuro say they are in form to take their best shot at an Olympic medal. ...
  • Archer Deepika under pressure due to No.1 tag July 14, 2012

    Kolkata: Though highly hopeful of winning an Olympic medal, world number one archer Deepika Kumari Saturday said being at the top of the rankings does not guarantee a podium finish at the London Games. "Being the world number one is an added pressure and it does not guarantee a medal unless...
  • Best chance to win Olympic archery medal: AAI July 5, 2012

    Kolkata: With India set to compete in all four archery events of next month's London Olympics after the men's team made the cut, the country has the best chance to win a medal and script history, Archery Association secretary general Paresh Nath Mukherjee said on Friday. The Indian trio of Tarundeep...
  • Women's archery team, rower enter quarters August 9, 2008

    Beijing: The Indian trio of Laishram Bombayla Devi, Dola Banerjee and Pranitha Vardineni did enough to ensure that the women's team, courtesy its sixth place finish in the ranking rounds, got a bye in the first round of the Olympic archery event in Beijing on Saturday. Bombayla (637), Dola (633) and...
  • Indian archers aim to make their mark in Beijing August 9, 2008

    Kolkata: India's archery team is hoping that its impressive run in international competitions for the last five years will translate into a medal at Beijing Olympic Games. A three member women's team and a lone male competitor are currently training in Kolkata, ahead of the Games. For Laishram Bombayla Devi and Pranitha...