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Ankita Bhakat bags Gold medal in mixed team World Archery Championship

Jamshedpur, October 09, 2017

Ankita Bhakat, a cadet from Tata Archery Academy, Jamshedpur has bagged Gold medal in mixed team World Archery Championship in Rosario, Argentina. The medal is India’s fourth World Archery Champion title across all disciplines.

Ms Purnima Mahato, Coach, Tata Archery Academy has been instrumental in guiding and shaping the skills of Ms Bhakat.

Speaking about the achievement Ms Mahato said “Tata Steel is committed towards promoting sporting activities and encouraging young talent to participate. We at Tata Steel are extremely proud and honored with Ms Bhakat’s achievement in Argentina.  Archery is a very popular sport in Jharkhand and I am sure Ms Bhakat’s success will encourage more youth from the state to participate in this sport

Some of the previous achievements of Ankita Bhakat in Archery include:




1) Seoul International Youth Archery Fest 2015

3rd -9th September,

Mix Team-2nd Team- 2nd Individual -3rd

2) Asia Cup Stage 1 2017

20th -27th March,

Mix Team-2nd

3)  Asia Cup Stage-2 World Ranking Archery Tournament 2017

7th -14th September

Team-1st Individual -1st

4) Indoor World Cup Archery Tournament 2017

24th -30th  December

Overall Rank-9th

5) World Cup Stage 1 World Ranking Archery Tournament 2017

14th -22th May 2017
Shanghai, CHINA


6) World Cup Stage 2 World Ranking Archery Tournament 2017

18th -26th June 2017
Antalya, TURKEY


7) Asia Cup Stage-3 World Ranking Archery Tournament 2017

3rd-10th July,2017

Mix Team-3RD

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Tata Steel