The Indian recurve women's team of Ankita Bhakat, Deepika Kumari and Simranjeet Kaur overcame their disappointing show in the ranking round to reach the final and ensure a medal for the country in the Archery World Cup Stage-3 in Paris on Thursday.

The 13th-placed Indian team received a bye and beat the fourth-ranked Ukraine 5-1 and Great Britain 6-0 in the quarterfinals. The Indians got consistent scores to oust Turkey, which upset powerhouse Korea, 5-3 in the semifinals to set up a title clash with Chinese Taipei.

The Indian recurve men's team, ranked eighth, got a first round bye but lost to Switzerland 5-4 (25-25). The Swiss archers shot closer to the centre in the shoot-off.

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The second-ranked V.Jyothi Surekha got past Portugal's Johana Horta de Oliveira 147-133, Italy's Elisa Bazzichetto 150-141 and Marcella Tonioli 146-144 and Estonia's Lisell Jaatma 149-148 to make it to the compound women's individual semifinals and stay in the hunt for a medal.

Jyothi will meet local favourite Sophie Dodemont in the last four.

Muskan Kirar and Priya Gurjar's journey ended in the second round, while Avneet Kaur lost in the opening round.

Abhishek Verma beat Germany's Sebastian Hamdorf 149-142, American Tate Morgan 146-144 and Slovenia's Stas Modic 148-147 before losing to Puerto Rico's Jean Pizarro 148-147 in the quarterfinals.

Mohan Bhardwaj lost in the second round, while Aman Saini and Sangampreet Bisla exited in the first round.