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Dola, Reena advance

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KOLKATA: India's best known lady archers, Dola Banerjee and Reena Kumari, moved into the round of 32 with easy wins in the individual recurve event of the 18th Golden Arrow Grand Prix championship at Antalya in Turkey on Thursday. The other four Indian women, Sumangla Sharma, Ranu, Chekrovolu Swuro and Luxmirani Majhi, bowed out in the round of 64.

According to information reaching here, Dola, seeded No. 1, beat 64th ranked Anita Atlas of Greece 157-141 for a meeting with 32nd ranked Almudera Gillardo of Spain in the next round. Reena, another experienced campaigner like Dola, justified her sixth rank to humble 59th ranked Anna Puttseva of Russia 160-150.

Ranu lost to Siti Sholena of Malaysia 160-159 while Sumangla, 39th in standing, went down to 26th ranked Anja Hitzler of Germany 159-153. Luxmirani lost to Charlotte Burgess of Great Britain 158-153 and Chekrovolu, 44th in standing, crashed to local girl 21st ranked Begul Lokluoglu 158-152.

After the qualification rounds held on Wednesday, the Indian recurve women's team, comprising Dola, Reena and Ranu, stood second in the team standing with a total of 3772 points and would take on 15th ranked Greece in the pre-quarterfinals. The women's compound team, consisting of Jhanu Hansdah, Sakro Besra and Bansaralin Dhar, finished third with 3865 points.

The men's recurve team, N. Ravindhar, Jayant Talukdar and Rahul Banerjee, scored 3652 to occupy the sixth place and in all likelihood take on 11th ranked Turkey in last 16 stage. The men's compound team of N. Arun Kumar, Syed Shareefuddin and Sanand Mitra totalled 3741 points to be on the 10th place and would be in line to play seventh placed Turkey.

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