39th NTPC Senior National Archery Championship

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Bhubaneswar: The 39th edition of the NTPC Senior National Archery Championship hosted by Odisha Archery Association began at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Sunday.

Overall, 1100 archers from 32 states and six affiliated units will be participating in the event. While the Recurve events for men and women will be held on March 10 and 11, the Compound and Indian Round events for men and women will be held on March 13 and14 and March 16 and 17 respectively.

This will be a vital meet for the archers as the Indian teams selection for the World Cup and the World Championships at the Dutch city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch in June that will offer quota places for 2020 Tokyo Olympics.