24 archers short-listed for Utah World Youth meet


Announcing the list after a three-day trial held at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Tuesday, Eastern Centre, AAI secretary general P.N. Mukherjee said the list was only provisional and not final.
"We will compare the results of the trials with that of prevailing world standards and send only those archers who have some realistic chances of winning medals for India," he clarified.
The squad:
Junior (U-18)
Recurve (boys): Atanu Das and Pawan Xalxo (both Steel Plant) and Hemanta Basumatary (Assam)
Girls: Seema Verma and Sumita Kumari (both Steel Plant) and Balmai Hansda (Jharkhand).
Compound (boys): Ksh. Nikhon Singh (Manipur), Arjun Rao and Sanjay Swansi (both Jharkhand).
Girls: Asrita Kerketta, Priyanshu Kachap and Kiran Majhi (all Jharkhand).
Cadet (U-16)
Recurve (boys): Sanjay Boro, Prashant Nath (both Assam) and Mangal Ho (Jharkhand).
Girls: Deepika Kumari, V. Sharada and Padya Singh Sardar (all Steel Plant).
Compound (boys): Abhyudaya Srinet, Sudhakar Paswan (both Jharkhand) and Ritul Chatterjee (Andhra Pradesh).
Girls: S. Jayalakshmi (Maharashtra), Prerna Bhagat and Neelam Kumari (both Jharkhand).

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