Indian Men’s Team Defeats South Korea At Archery World Cup In Shanghai

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The Indian trio of Dhiraj Bommadevara, Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav shocked reigning Olympic champions of South Korea in Recurve Men’s Team event to claim gold at the Archery World Cup in Shanghai. This is the first-ever triumph of Indian men’s recurve team over the archery powerhouse in a World Cup final. This will boost India’s prospects for securing a berth in the upcoming Paris Olympics.
Overall, India has five gold, one silver and a bronze so far, while former world No. 1 Deepika Kumari is in the hunt for another medal, playing her women’s recurve individual semifinal later in the day. Earlier, Reigning Asian Games champion Jyothi Surekha Vennam added a fourth gold in women’s compound individual section yesterday, while Priyansh settled for a maiden World Cup silver in the men’s individual compound section.

Disclaimer: This press release is sourced from News On AIR, Prasar Bharti and Press Information Bureau India (PIB).

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