Bombayla advances in women's individual archery

| Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 19:49
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Indian archer Bombayla Devi, Austria's Laurence Baldauff, Rio Olympics, Sambodromo, Taipei's Shih-Chia Lin, Sports news

Bombayla will next face Taipei's Shih-Chia Lin on Wednesday.

Rio de Janeiro: Indian archer Bombayla Devi won her 1/32 Eliminations Women's Individual round match, beating Austria's Laurence Baldauff 105-98 at the Rio Olympics here on Wednesday.
Bombayla won 24-27, 28-24, 27-23, 26-24 at the Sambodromo.
She will next face Taipei's Shih-Chia Lin later on Wednesday.
Earlier, she defeated Austria's Laurence Baldauff 105-98 in the 1/32 Eliminations Women's Individual round match. 

Bombayla started the match with 9 pointer, following it up with a seven and an eight.
But the cumulative 24 points in the first set were not enough for her to win as Laurence scored three consecutive nine's to take a three-point lead.
But Bombayla quickly found her rhythm to score 28 in the second round to win 28-24.
She maintained the momentum in the third set with three straight nine pointers, forcing her Austrian opponent to concede the second set 27-23.
The 31-year-old Manipuri completed her victory in the fourth set with a 28-26 margin.


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