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  • 6:24 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Archery: Laishram Bombayla Devi lost to the Mexican 26-28, 23-26, 27-28, 23-25 at the Sambodromo arena. With Deepika Kumari and Bombayla’s loss, India’s campaign in women’s archery at the 31st Rio Olympics has come to an end.

  • 6:23 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Archery: After Deepika Kumari’s exit, Indian archer Laishram Bombayla Devi bowed out of the Rio Olympics after going down to Alejandra Valencia of Mexico 102-104 in the 1/8 eliminations round of the women’s individual category.

  • 6:20 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Archery: With the elimination of Deepika Kumari and Laishram Bombayla Devi, India’s campaign to win medal in Archery has come to an end.

  • 6:17 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Archery: Laishram Bombayla Devi lost first set, but made comeback winning the second set. Laishram Bombayla Devi then lost the third set by close margin and got knocked out of the Rio Olympics 2016.

  • 6:13 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Archery: Another sad news for India. Laishram Bombayla Devi failed to qualify for quarterfinals. It means there will be no Women’s Archery medal at Rio.

  • 6:10 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Archery: Bombayla Devi Laishram crashes out of the Rio Olympics.

  • 5:46 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Archery: Deepika Kumari failed to shoot any 10’s consistently, hence she was knocked out by the Chinese Taipei’s Ya Ting-Tang.

  • 5:44 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Archery: Big setback to India. India had big hopes with Deepika Kumari, but she lost. Deepika Kumari loses first two sets 27-28, 29-26 vs Tan Ya-ting of Chinese Taipei.

  • 5:40 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Archery: Deepika Kumari loses against Chinese Taipei. Deepika Kumari is now out of Archery event of Rio Olympics 2016.

  • 5:37 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Archery: Bad news for India. Deepika Kumari loses second set 29-26. Chinese Taipei is leading 4-0 currently.

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11: The Day 6 of Rio Olympics 2016 has begun, but India is yet to win a medal. All eyes today will be on Deepika Kumari and Laishram Bombayla Devi who will represent India in Archery at the Rio Olympics 2016. The expectations are on high with both Deepika Kumari and Laishram Bombayla Devi. We will be updating live on the Archery event in which Deepika Kumari and Laishram Bombayla Devi are competing to qualify for quarterfinals. You will get minute-to-minute live updates on Archery event. So hold onto your seats and stay connected with us to get instant live updates on Archery at Rio Olympics 2016. Catch: Rio Olympics 2016, Day 6 LIVE Updates

Deepika Kumari and Laishram Bombayla Devi gave spectacular performance on Day 5 of Rio Olympics 2016 when they advanced into the 1/8 Eliminations round of the women’s individual archery competition. Deepika Kumari beat the higher ranked Kristine Esebua of Georgia, while Laishram Bombayla Devi emerged winner against Taipei’s Shih-Chia Lin. Deepika, who ranked 12th in the world, also beat Italy’s Guendalina Sartori in the 1/16 eliminators. Also Read: Rio 2016 Olympics India Schedule Day 6

Deepika Kumari won the first series 27-26 versus Esebua shooting 8, 10 and 9. The second series was tied, while Deepika won the third series. Esebua made a comeback and won the fourth set to reduce Deepika’s lead to 5-3, but Deepika moved ahead 6-4 after the fifth and claim the match. Bombayla beat Taipei’s Shih-Chia Lin 108-101 via 27-24, 27-24, 26-27, 28-26 at the Sambodromo. Earlier, she defeated Austria’s Laurence Baldauff 105-98 in the 1/32 eliminations in the women’s individual round match.