Chennai: Deepika Kumari reigned supreme with seven medals, while veteran Dola Banerjee marked her return to form picking six medals in the 33rd Sahara Senior National championships that concluded at the Anna University ground on Monday.
     
Representing SPSB, Deepika won two gold medals (70m, Olympic round), three silver (50m, 60m and team) and two bronze (30m and mixed pair) in the women's recurve section.
     
But it was a memorable tournament for two-time Olympian Dola as the Railway archer came back from a long injury lay-off to pick two gold (50m, team), two silver (mixed pair, olympic) and two bronze medals (60m, 70m).
     
In the men's section, promising Railways archer Kapil had an impressive outing winning the individual Olympic round, even as Rahul Banerjee had the maximum number of five medals -- one gold (team), two silver (30m, mixed pair) and two bronze (70m, 90m).
     
Rajib Basumatary of SSCB and Mangal Singh Champia of Railways also made it memorable winning two gold medals each.
     
Basumatary won the two gold in 50m and 90, while Olympian Champia won gold medals in 70m and team event.

(Agencies)

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