Indian archers showcased their prowess by clinching gold medals in both the men’s and women’s compound team events at World Cup Stage 4. The Indian women’s compound team, consisting of Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Aditi Swami, and Parneet Kaur, overcame Mexico by a single point after a tough battle. The Indian men’s compound team, comprising Abhishek Verma, Ojas Deotale, and Prathamesh Jawkar, triumphed over the American trio of Kris Schaff, James Lutz, and Sawyer Sullivan with a score of 236-232.
Having recently secured world championships in Berlin, the Indian compound women’s team showcased their determination. India now boasts two gold and two bronze medals from the season’s final World Cup event. Additionally, Jyothi Surekha Vennam is in contention for an individual medal in the upcoming section of the competition.
The Indian women’s team, despite leading with a score of 118-117 at the halfway mark, faced a challenging penultimate end, dropping three points. However, their composure shone through as they shot an almost perfect 59, including one X, ultimately securing the gold medal with a close victory of 234-233.
Notably, the Indian recurve teams also secured bronze medals. The recurve women’s team, consisting of Bhajan Kaur, Ankita Bhakat, and Simranjeet Kaur, clinched bronze by triumphing over Mexico in a shoot-off. Similarly, the recurve men’s team, composed of Dhiraj Bommadevara, Atanu Das, and Tushar Prabhakar Shelke, rallied from behind to defeat the Spanish trio.
India’s remarkable achievements at the World Cup Stage 4 underscore their prowess and dedication in the field of archery.
Re-reported from the article originally published in The Telegraph Online