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Archery World Cup: India beats Olympic champion Korea to win gold medal

By Akshay - April 28, 2024 06:56 PM

Archery World Cup: India beats Olympic champion Korea to win gold medal: India achieved one of its biggest wins in archery when the men's recurve team of Dheeraj Bommadevra, Tarundeep Rai and Praveen Jadhav defeated defending Olympic champions South Korea to win the gold medal in the ongoing World Cup Stage 1 here on Sunday.

In a clash between the top two seeds of the tournament, the Indians showed great composure to get the better of the mighty Koreans without losing a single set.

India won 5-1 (57-57, 57-55, 55-53), taking its tally of gold medals in the season-opening global showpiece to five. Indian compound archers had won gold medals in men's, women's and mixed team events in the team events on Saturday.

Reigning Asian Games champion Jyothi Surekha Vennam on Saturday won her fourth gold medal in the women's compound individual category, while Priyansh won his first World Cup silver medal in the men's individual compound category.

India has so far won five gold and one silver in the competition.

Former world No. 1 Deepika Kumari is also eyeing a gold medal and will face her Korean rival in the women's recurve individual semi-finals in the afternoon session. India is also fighting for a bronze medal in the recurve mixed team event.

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