After archery at the Tokyo Olympics produced some new and historic results for athletes all over the world, the 2021 World Archery Championships are all set to begin on Sunday. The Tournaments will take place Yankton, South Dakota, USA from 19th to 26th September.
Recurve archer Brady Ellison and compound archer James Lutz will be defending their title on home soil. The South Korea archery team will be the ones to look out for, after completely dominating at the Olympics for several years. The focus will be on An San, who created history at the Tokyo Olympics by taking a triple gold in archery, while Turkish archer Mete Gazoz will look to add another title to his Olympic gold.
2021 World Archery Championships: Indian Archers Who Will Performing
India will have a new squad, with none of the four Olympic archers going to the World Championships. The team will consist of Komalika Bari, the 2021 Under 21 women’s world champion. Along with her in women’s recurve will be Ridhi Phor and Ankita Bhakat. In men’s recurve, Aditya Chaudhary, Parth Salunke and Atul Verma have made the team.
In compound archery, Muskan Kirar, Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Priya Gurjar will be looking to put in a strong performance for India, while on the men’s side Abhishek Verma, Sangam Singh Bisla and Rishab Yadav will be looking to pick up medals.
2021 World Archery Championships Live Stream: When, where and how to watch
The championships will see the qualification round take place on the 21st September. The medal matches for recurve archery will be held on 26th September, while the compound finals will be held on 25th September.
All of the action will be streamed live on World Archery’s official YouTube site. There will be no TV telecast of the World Archery Championships 2021 in India.
Also read: What is the Difference Between Compound and Recurve Archery?