Asiad Archery: Indian men’s compound team enters quarters

The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini and Rajat Chauhan won all four sets.

Abhishek (in picture) and Chauhan were part of the team that won gold in Incheon four years ago. (File Image)   -  GETTY IMAGES

Defending champion India reached the quarterfinals of the men’s compound team, edging out a fighting Qatar 227-213 in the 1/8 Elimination round at the Asian Games, here on Monday.

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The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini and Rajat Chauhan won all four sets. However, the second and third sets were very close with the scores being 65-55 and 56-54.

Abhishek and Chauhan were part of the team that won gold in Incheon four years ago.

The Indian team next faces Philippines.