Aditi Gopichand Swami, the talented Indian archer, shattered the U18 women’s compound qualification world record at the ongoing Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Medellin, Colombia. Scoring an impressive 711/720 in the 72-arrow compound qualification round, Swami surpassed the previous record of 705/720 set by Liko Arreola of the USA.
Her remarkable achievement fell just two points short of the senior record of 713 held by Sara Lopez of Colombia. Swami’s outstanding performance highlights her immense skill and potential in the world of archery.
In addition, Aditi Gopichand Swami achieved an Asian record in the Women’s 50m Compound Round Under 18 Category. Her exceptional performance secured Swamy’s position as the top qualifier, surpassing her compatriot Jyothi Surekha Vennam, who achieved a score of 708. The individual matches are set to begin on Thursday, June 15.
Aditi stated after achieving this milestone,
“I am very happy. I didn’t expect that I was going to shoot like that and that score, but now I’m very happy with that score because I’m only 16 years old,”
India showcased an impressive performance across the board as they clinched the top spot in the women’s team qualification with a score of 2119. Their remarkable achievement fell just one point short of the world record set by South Korea in the recent Asia Cup Stage 3. India’s strong display demonstrates their prowess and positions them as formidable contenders in the competition.