Olympic-bound Indian archers to overlook Stage 2 World Cup in Switzerland resulting from visa issue-Sports activities Information , Novi Reporter
The Indian archers will now straight compete within the Stage 3 World Cup in Paris which would be the final Olympic qualification occasion for the Indian ladies’s recurve staff
Kolkata: India’s Olympic-bound archers won’t get to compete within the Stage 2 World Cup in Lausanne as their short-term visa software has been rejected by the Swiss Embassy.
India has been battling a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic that has pressured many nations to ban travellers from India.
The Indian archers will now straight compete within the Stage 3 World Cup in Paris which would be the final Olympic qualification occasion for the Indian ladies’s recurve staff. The seven-day competitors will start on 23 June.
“Swiss Embassy didn’t enable any quick time period Visa and we had little time for the Stage 2 World Cup (17-23 Could). Our focus is solely on the Paris World Cup now,” Archery Affiliation of India (AAI) secretary common Pramod Chandurkar instructed PTI.
India to this point have males’s staff and ladies’s particular person berths for Tokyo. The nationwide federation may additionally looking for a rest within the 10-day quarantine rule for its archers after they attain Paris.
“We’re mulling to put in writing to the French federation to permit the archers to journey no less than for apply in the course of the 10-day quarantine,” he stated.
Chandurkar additional stated that the federation would additionally ship the compound staff to Paris. The staff had missed out on World Cup Stage 1 following their head coach’s “false constructive report”.
“Compound archers are quick on event publicity for a very long time so we wish to have a full power participation in World Cup Stage 3,” Chandurkar added.
Within the absence of the compound staff, the recurve archers got here up with their finest ever present in a World Cup, profitable three gold medals and one bronze in Guatemala Metropolis final month.
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