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Two-year-old archer sets new record in India

Two-year-old sets archery record in India.
Two-year-old sets archery record in India. Image by Vassilis / CC BY-SA 2.0

A two-year-old girl has set a new national archery record in India, becoming the youngest person to score more than 200 points in a formal trial. Dolly Shivani Cherukuri from Andra Pradesh clocked up an impressive 388 points with 36 arrows, which were specially manufactured using carbon fibre so they would be light enough for the two-year-old to carry. Dolly was conceived via surrogacy after her brother, also a champion archer, was killed in a road accident.  Read more: timesofindia.indiatimes.com