India takes women’s compound team silver at Archery World Cup

Indian women’s compound team lost by one point, to settle for a silver medal in the fourth and concluding stage of the Archery World Cup.

Trisha Deb and her team-mates Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Muskan Kirar lost the final by one point (file photo).   -  Sandeep Saxena

Indian compound archers gathered two medals in women's and mixed team events of the archery World Cup Stage IV here on Saturday.

The trio of V. Jyothi Surekha, Trisha Deb and Muskan Kirar settled for women's team silver medal after losing to the French archers. The fifth ranked Indian side lost 228-229 to the 11th ranked France primarily due to the third round's first shot, which fetched only a six.

India had beaten England, USA and Turkey to reach the title clash. In the mixed team event, the Indian team, comprising Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha, defeated Turkey 156-153 to take the bronze medal.

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