Tokyo Paralympics: Harvinder Singh wins bronze in men's individual recurve, takes India's medal tally to 13

Archer Harvinder beat South Korea's Kim Min Su 6-5 in the bronze medal playoff to take India's medal tally at the current Games to 13.

Harvinder Singh won bronze medal in the men's individual recurve at Tokyo Paralympics on Friday.   -  SAI/Twitter

Harvinder Singh won bronze medal in the men's individual recurve event at Tokyo Paralympics on Friday.

Harvinder beat South Korea's Kim Min Su 6-5 in a thrilling bronze medal playoff to take India's medal tally at the current Games to 13. Harvinder shot a 10 to beat Kim's 8 in the shoot-off after both archers finished at 5-5 at the end of five sets.

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The 30-year-old archer had lost 4-6 to USA's Kevin Mather in the semifinal.

Harvinder started the day with a 6-5 win over Italy's Stefano Travisani taking the round of 32 match via shoot-off. He followed it up with an identical victory against Russian Olympic Committee's Bato Tsydendorzhiev in the round of 16.

After two nervous games, Harvinder had a rather comfortable 6-2 win against Germany's Maik Szarszewski in the quarterfinal before suffering defeat against the American in the last four encounter.

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