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VIJAYAWADA, India-  A toddler from southern India has set a new national record as the youngest archer.  According to the India Book of Records, two-year-old Cherukuri Dolly Shivani became the youngest Indian to score more than 200 points after firing arrows at targets that were16 and 23 feet away.

Shivani achieved the feat at a trial event in Vijayawada, scoring a total of 388 points.  She is the youngest sister of a former international archery champion and coach Cherukuri Lenin who died in a road accident in 2010.  Shivani's father, who runs an archery institute where she trains, says he believes his deceased son had been reincarnated as Shivani, and hopes she will inspire other parents to train their children.

Shivani turns three on April 2).

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