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Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari have won the finals of an event for the first time as husband and wife.
India won 3 gold medals on Sunday in the Archery’s World Cup Stage 3 tournament in Paris. The country has got 4 gold medals in the tournament so far. Deepika Kumari got the country 3 gold in a day. First, she along with husband Atanu Das targeted Gold in the mixed event. This husband-wife duo has already qualified for the Olympics. Medals are also expected from both of them.
After this, under the leadership of Deepika, the Indian women’s recurve team won the gold. In the team event, India defeated Mexico 5-1. Apart from Deepika, the Indian team included Ankita Bhagat and Komolika Bari.
Deepika also won gold in individual event
By the end of the day, Deepika won the country gold in the individual event as well. In this, she defeated Elena Osipova of Russia 6-0. Deepika, who won three gold in a day, is expected to perform similarly in the Olympics. This year the Tokyo Olympics are to be held from 23 July to 8 August.
Husband and wife won gold as a pair for the first time
Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari have won the finals of an event for the first time as husband and wife. Atanu Das himself said this thing. In the mixed event of the World Cup, this Indian pair defeated Jeff Van Den Berg and Gabriella Scholeser of the Netherlands 5-3. At one point in the match, the Indian pair was trailing 0-2. Then Deepika and Atanu made a spectacular comeback and won the gold.
Atanu-Deepika to celebrate marriage anniversary on June 30
Atanu and Deepika got married last year only. His first marriage anniversary is going to come on 30th June. This gold is in a way a wedding gift for the couple. After winning the match, Deepika said that it seems as if we are made for each other.