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Archery

India pick junior archers for Asia Cup Stage 2

The men's recurve team will be spearheaded by 18-year-old Parth Salunkhe

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Updated: 2022-04-29T21:15:15+05:30

India will be sending a junior team for the Archery Asia Cup Stage II, to be held in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq from May 6 to 11.

The men's recurve team will be spearheaded by 18-year-old Parth Salunkhe, the 2021 senior national champion.

Upcoming Bengal archer Juyel Sarkar, who won a mixed team bronze at the senior Nationals in Jammu and Kashmir earlier this year, was also named in the four-member side.

India will be competing against their rivals from Bangladesh, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait and hosts Iraq in the six-day meet.

The squad:

Recurve boys: Juyel Sarkar, Vinayak Verma, Parth Salunkhe, Mrinal Chauhan;

Recurve Girls: Bhajan Kaur, Tisha Sancheti, Laxmi Hembrom, Avani.

Compound boys: Rishabh Yadav, Prathamesh Jawkar, Kushal Dalal, Prathamesh Fuge;

Compound Girls: Aditi Swami, Parneet Kaur, Sakshi Chaudhary, Pragati.

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