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Indian men’s compound archery team wins successive World Cup gold medals

Riding on an immaculate end within the third finish the Indian trio – Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini and Rajat Chauhan -sealed a 232-230 win over its French counterparts.

The Indian men’s compound archery team on Saturday got here from behind to prevail over France by two factors in an intense end to win the gold medal in successive World Cup levels.

In a repeat of the Stage 1 closing, the fourth-seeded men’s team, comprising Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini and Rajat Chauhan, discovered itself trailing towards its sixth-seed rivals within the first two ends.

But using on an immaculate end within the third finish the trio sealed a 232-230 win over its French counterparts Adrien Gontier, Jean Philippe Boulch and Qentin Baraer to win the World Cup Stage 2 gold.

In the final World Cup closing at Antalya in April, the identical Indian trio had defeated France by one-point.

Star Indian compound archer Verma went on to win a second medal when he together with Avneet Kaur pipped higher-seeded Turkey’s Amircan Haney and Ayse Bera Suzer 156-155 to win the bronze within the blended team occasion.

For Kaur, this was her second bronze having received a team bronze within the girls’s occasion earlier.

Starting off with 39-all, the sixth-seeded Indian duo trailed by two factors within the second finish (77-79) with its fourth-seeded rivals capturing 4 10s together with three Xs (nearer to the centre).

Verma and Kaur narrowed the deficit to 1 level within the third finish capturing 39/40 and completed off in model with an ideal fourth finish — 4 10s together with one X. 


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