Archer Deepika Kumari won gold at the Asian Archery Championships in Bangkok on Thursday and she had secured her place for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Entering the brackets as the number one ranked woman, Deepika put up a flawless show to defeat Nur Afisa Abdul Halil of Malaysia 7-2, Zahra Nemati (Iran) 6-4 and local girl Narisara Khunhiranchaiyo 6-2 to make the last four, thereby securing an Olympic quota.
"We were a little bit nervous earlier in the day... There was too much wind also. I just concentrated on my breathing and told myself ‘just do it’ I’m feeling good right now,” Deepika said.