Archery World Cup: Indian men's compound team wins bronze

Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Aman Saini came up with a consistent performance to defeat Russia 235-230 in the bronze medal playoff in Antalya, Turkey

India's bronze medal-winning trio — Aman Saini, Rajat Chauhan and Abhishek Verma.   -  World ARchery/ Twitter

Indian men's compound team of Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Aman Saini won the bronze after defeating Russia in the playoffs at Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Antalya, Turkey on Saturday.

India led by five points at the halfway stage and managed to hold on to the lead to defeat Russia 235-230. India scored 59, 58, 59, 59 in the four rounds. 

In the women's team bronze medal playoff, India lost to Great Britain 228-226 to finish fourth. The team comprising Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Muskan Kirar and Swati Dudhwal lost despite enjoying a three-point lead in the first round. Great Britain came up with consistent scores of 58 in the next three rounds to take the bronze.

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