muskan: MP Muskan Kirar shines again and wins US archery world cup silver | Bhopal News


BHOPAL: Once again, the archer of MP Muskan Kirar has proven his courage. She won the team silver medal in the women’s compound event at the senior archery world championships held on Saturday in Yankton, United States. A player from the Madhya Pradesh Archery Academy, Jabalpur, Muskan showed a magnificent performance against Colombia. Muskan was his team’s top scorer. India lost to Colombia 224-229 in the final match.
Muskan Kirar (Jabalpur, MP), Priya Gurjar (Rajasthan) and Jyoti (Andhra Pradesh) were members of the Indian team in the India team event. In the final match, Muskan scored 78 of 80, while Priya scored 74 and Jyoti added 72 points for his team.

Sports Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia congratulated Muskaan after winning a silver medal for the country. Indian team head coach Ricchpal Singh Salaria also congratulated Muskan. Incidentally, Ricchpal is also the head coach of the MP Archery Academy.
Muskan’s dedication to the sport is such that she skipped her Class 12 exams in 2019, focusing entirely on the Asian Games, where she won a silver medal. The government MP had organized special examinations for her. In 2017,
Muskan had caused a sensation by breaking into the Indian team as a sub-junior player in 2017. Muskan is originally a resident of Jabalpur. Muskan received the state government’s Eklavya Prize in 2018 and the Vikram Prize in 2019.
Muskan won a silver medal at the 2018 Asian Games and a team silver medal at the Asian Archery Championship in Bangkok, Thailand. She also won a bronze medal at the world championship in the Netherlands. Muskaan has so far represented the Indian team in 14 international competitions. In these competitions, Muskan won a total of 10 medals for India, including one gold, six silver and three bronze.

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