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Muskan Kirar: World Archery Championships

  • 27 Sep 2021
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In the women's compound team event at the Senior World Archery Championships held in Yankton (USA), Muskan Kirar of Madhya Pradesh State Archery Academy, Jabalpur managed to win India a silver medal in the final match against Colombia.

Key Points

  • Colombia beat India by 224 points against 229.
  • It is noteworthy that this championship was organized in Yankton (USA) from September 19 to 26, 2021.
  • From India, Muskan Kirar (Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh), Priya Gurjar (Rajasthan) and Jyoti (Andhra Pradesh) participated in this team event. In the final match, Muskan Kirar scored 78 out of 80, Priya scored 74 out of 80 and Jyoti scored 72 out of 80.
  • It is worth mentioning that Muskan Kirar is originally a resident of Jabalpur. Muskan was honored with Eklavya Award by the state government in the year 2018 and Vikram Award in the year 2019. Muskan Kirar earned silver medal in Asian Games 2018.
  • Muskan has so far represented the Indian team in 14 international competitions. In these competitions, Muskan has won a total of 10 medals for India including one gold, six silver and three bronze medals.
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