Archery World Cup Shanghai Stage 1: Livestream, Indian Contingent and More

The Archery World Cup 2024 circuit kickstarts with Stage 1 taking place in Shanghai, China starting on Tuesday.

Aditi Gopichand Swami in a file photo (image credits- twitter@narendramodi)
By Soumya | Apr 23, 2024 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

The Archery World Cup 2024 circuit kickstarts with Stage 1 taking place in Shanghai, China starting on Tuesday. There will be over 300 of the best archers worldwide, competing in recurve and compound categories. The tournament will be spread across 4-stages.

Deepika Kumari, who topped India’s archery selection trials in March, will feature in the women’s recurve archery. Dhiraj Bommadevara, who has obtained India’s only archery quota for the Paris 2024 Olympics and Tokyo Olympians Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav will lead India’s charge in men’s recurve. Unfortunately, two-time Olympian Atanu Das missed out.

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Based on the performances of the archers in the first two stages, the Indian team for the third stage of the World Cup in Antalya from June 18 to 23 will be selected. The Antalya meet will be the final qualifying event for recurve archers before the Paris 2024 Olympics.

India’s strong contingent in Shanghai will be incomplete without Asian Games medallist Abhishek Verma and world championships silver medallist Rajat Chauhan. The winners of the individual events will automatically qualify for the Archery World Cup Final to be held in Tlaxcala, Mexico in October.

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What is the Indian contingent for the Archery World Cup Shanghai Stage 1?

India has sent a 16-member archery team comprising eight men and eight women. India’s eight-member squad in recurve archery also doubles up as the provisional squad for the Paris 2024 Olympics. All eyes will be on the talented young prodigy Aditi Gopichand Swami and seasoned archer Deepika Kumar. The full contingent is as follows:

Compound Men:

  1. Priyansh
  2. Prathamesh Fuge
  3. Abhishek Verma
  4. Rajat Chauhan

Compound Women:

  1. Avneet Kaur
  2. Parneet Kaur
  3. Aditi Gopichand Swami
  4. Jyothi Surekha Vennam

Recurve Men:

  1. Tarundeep Rai
  2. Mrinal Chauhan
  3. Pravin Jadhav
  4. Dhiraj Bommadevara

Recurve Women:

  1. Bhajan Kaur
  2. Ankita Bhakat
  3. Komalika Bari
  4. Deepika Kumar

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Where to watch the Archery World Cup Shanghai Stage 1?

The Archery World Cup Shanghai Stage 1 live streaming in both the compound and recurve categories will be streamed live on Archery+. On the other hand, the online streaming of the same will be shown on SonyLiv (only finals).

The other live-streaming options of the Archery World Cup Stage 1 are:

  1. BeIN (MENA region)
  2. CCTV (China)
  3. Claro Sports (Latin America)
  4. Eleven (Chinese Taipei)
  5. Eurosport (Europe)
  6. Fox (Australia)
  7. Rai (Italy)
  8. SET India (Indian subcontinent)
  9. SpoTV (Korea and Southeast Asia)
  10. TRT (Türkiye)

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