Indian archers sure of a medal in Tokyo Olympics: Akash Malik
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Indian archers sure of a medal in Tokyo Olympics: Akash Malik

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New Delhi, Jan 2: Akash Malik, who made history after clinching country's first silver in archery at the Youth Olympics in 2018, has expressed confidence that the Indian archery contingent will win a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Malik added that the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will serve as good preparation for the Indian archery Olympic team trials. The Khelo India Youth Games will kick off from January 10-22 in Guwahati. "I am sure the Indian archery contingent will win a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The players for the team will be selected through trials, which will be held early in 2020.

The third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati will serve as a brilliant preparation for the trials," said Malik. The archer, who hails from Hisar (Haryana), has won gold (men's team event) at Asia Cup StageI, silver (mixed team event) and bronze (men's team event) in Asia Cup Stage-II in 2018. Malik expressed that he had a great experience while participating in the first edition of the Khelo India Games in 2018. (UNI)

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