| Gold is followed by silver Mangalam

Paris: India’s total medal haul in the Archery World Cup Stage Three was three. India wins silver in women’s recurve team final Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhagat and Simranjeet Kaur clinched silver after losing to Chinese Taipei.

India’s total gain is one gold and two silver. Both silver fell in the compound category. The Indian players lost to Chinese Taipei in straight sets. The score was 53-56, 56-56, 53-56. Chinese Taipei is led by Lee Chin Ying, a bronze medalist at the Rio Olympics.

In the first set, they scored two 10 points to advance. India won the toss and elected to field. But faded in the third set. Chinese Taipei defeated South Korea to advance to the final.

In the mixed team event, Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam won gold for India. They overtook the pairing of Jean Bouch-Sophie Dodemont of France. World No. 3 Jyoti won silver in the women’s individual event. Jyoti fell behind in the final against all Gibsons. All won at the shoot-off. The score was tied at 148-148 for the shoot-off.


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