Archery World Cup: Compound mixed pair in bronze play-off

The recurve archers, once again, disappointed, as their mixed pair of Atanu Das and Ankita Bhagat lost to the USA in the quarters and are set to return empty-handed.

India’s compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam will face Turkey in the bronze medal play-off match, at the ‘Stage One’, of the Archery World Cup, here, on Friday.

The Indian duo led 117-116 against the Danish pair of Tanja Jensen and Martin Damsbo, who finally prevailed 155-154.

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The recurve archers, once again, disappointed, as their mixed pair of Atanu Das and Ankita Bhagat lost to the USA in the quarters and are set to return empty-handed.

The only hope from the season opener meet would be from the compound section. India is currently in the hunt for three bronze medals — all from the compound sections. The compound teams, in both the men’s and women’s sections, had advanced into their respective bronze play-offs on Thursday. All medal rounds, in the compound team, is slated for Saturday.