World Cup: Indian archers go down in compound team events | More sports News – Times of India

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PARIS: Indian women’s compound team lost the bronze play-off to France while the men’s team was eliminated from the Archery World Cup Stage 3 after losing its quarter-final to Turkey on Wednesday.
A day after World Championship silver medallist Jyothi Surekha Vennam raised the expectation with a second-place finish, the women’s trio of Jyothi, Priya Gurjar and Muskan Kirar lost 228-231 to Britain in the semi-final.

Fighting for the bronze, the team squandered a two-point lead to lose to French opponents Sophie Dodemont, Lola Grandjean and Sandra Herve 231-233.
Having got a bye into the quarterfinals, the third seeded Indian women’s team had started off by eliminating their Brazilian rivals 230-227.
The men’s team of Abhishek Verma, Mohan Bhardwaj and Aman Saini began with a 234-232 win over South Africa but suffered a one-point defeat against Turkey, going down 234-235.





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