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Indian women’s recurve team bags Gold medal at Archery World Cup

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In the Archery World Cup, Indian women’s recurve team including Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari won a gold medal in Guatemala.

Highlights:

  • Former world number one Deepika Kumari shot a perfect 10 in the final arrow as India scripted a stunning turnaround to defeat a fancied Mexico and grab a gold medal in the Archery World Cup Stage 1. This is Deepika’s fifth World Cup stage event team gold medal. In another match,
  • Indian trio shot 27 to edge out their Mexican rivals by one point and claim their first World Cup team gold after seven years.
  • The performance rubbed off on the mixed pair duo of Atanu Das and Ankita as they bagged a mixed pair bronze, upsetting top seed USA 6-2 with yet another fightback at Los Arcos.

About Archery World Cup:

  • The Archery World Cup is a competition which started in 2006,.
  • It is organized by the World Archery Federation, where the archers compete in four stages in four countries and the best eight archers of each category advance to an additional stage to contest the Archery World Cup Final.

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