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Asia Cup Archery: Indian compound archers win four medals

Indian compound archers put up a good show in the Asia Cup archery final to win four medals including two gold.

Asia Cup Archery: Indian compound archers win four medals

Pritish Raj

Updated: 25 Feb 2024 3:57 AM GMT

Indian archers bagged four medals including two gold in the compound section as they faced little competition in the Asia Cup Leg 1 here on Saturday.

The archers have also confirmed 10 more medals including at least three gold on Sunday.

The men's and mixed compound teams won the gold medals, defeating their Iranian counterparts in the finals. The men's side triumphed 232-229 and the mixed team emerged 159-157 winners whereas the women's team clinch silver after losing 223-229 to Iran in final.

Reigning world champion Aditi Swami secured a bronze medal in compound women's individual with a 148-145 win over teammate Priya Gurjar.

The recurve mixed and men's teams will take on their opponents from Bangladesh while the women's team will face Uzbekistan in their gold medal matches on Sunday.

The individual section will be a battle between veteran three-time Olympian Deepika Kumari and the upcoming Simranjeet Kaur for the recurve women's title.

Tarudeep Rai will be challenged by his junior Army colleague Dhiraj Bommadevara in the men's final.

In the compound individual section, Kushal Dalal and Prathamesh Jawkar will fight for the men's gold, while Parneet Kaur will take on Fatemeh Hemmati of Iran in the women's final.

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