Tokyo Paralympics: Rakesh Kumar advanced to the quarterfinals.© Twitter
Rakesh Kumar continued in an impressive form to advance to the quarter-finals while teammate Shamsundal Swami finished the second round as Indian archers fought at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Saturday. The day after India’s Para Archer scored the highest score (699 out of 720) in the qualifying round, wheelchair-bound 36-year-old Kumar easily defeated Hong Kong’s Ngai Ka Chuen at 13. -Point margin of Yumenoshima Park.
Kumar, who won his personal gold medal at the 7th Fazapara Archery World Rankings Tournament in Dubai earlier this year, had nearly perfect four ends, with 144 out of 150 points.
Overall, he shot nine perfect ten, including the four closest to the center (X), as his Hong Kong rivals turned pale compared to shooting four ten (three Xs) with a total of 131. rice field.
In the last 16 rounds on Tuesday, the third-seeded Kumar will face the 14th-seeded Marian Marechark.
The 21st-seeded Sundal, who previously said goodbye to the second round, suffered a narrow defeat of 139-142 against the 2012 Paralympic silver medalist Matt Stutzman, an armless archer from the United States. I enjoyed it.
Statsman was 55, all leading 3 points in the midpoint, scoring a perfect 30/30 fourth end and sealing the fixture with 3 points despite the late challenge by the Indians.
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