Tokyo Olympics: Deepika, Pravin enter quarters in Archery Mixed Team event

The Indian pair came from behind after trailing 3-1 in the match to defeat their opponents 5-3 and set a date with South Korea in the quarters.

Pravin Jadhav and Deepika Kumari compete during the Mixed Team Eliminations.   -  GETTY IMAGES

The Archery Mixed Team of Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav booked their place in the quarterfinals after knocking out the Chinese Taipei duo of Lin Chia-En and Tang Chih-Chun.

The Indian pair came from behind after trailing 3-1 in the match to defeat their opponents 5-3 and set a date with South Korea in the quarters.

Needing a perfect 10 to win the tie-breaker, the Indian pair scored two 10's to seal the deal.

Having scored maximum points in the men's qualification - ahead of Atanu Das and Tarundeep Rai - it was Pravin Jadhav who won the right to compete alongside Deepika in the Mixed Team Event.

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