After securing a hat-trick of gold medals at the Archery World Cup stage 3 in Paris, Deepika Kumari has become the top-ranked archer among women when the new rankings are announced on Monday.
“This is going to take Deepika to the number one spot in the world rankings on Monday,” the official Twitter account of World Archery wrote after Deepika completed her treble.
The 27 year old won gold medals in the recurve women’s team, recurve mixed team and women’s individual recurve events to cap off a brilliant performance.
She had attained the workd no. 1 ranking in Women’s Recurve Archery, in 2012. She will be participating in her third Olympics.
By Tapas Bhattacharya