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Posted at: May 26, 2018, 2:02 AM; last updated: May 26, 2018, 2:02 AM (IST)

World Cup: Indian archers shoot down silver, bronze

World Cup: Indian archers  shoot down silver, bronze
The women's compound team that won the silver medal on Friday.

Antalya, May 25

India opened their account with a silver and a bronze medal in the compound category at the archery World Cup Stage II here on Friday. The Indian women’s compound team of Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Muskan Kirar and Divya Dhayal recovered from a poor start but went down nonetheless to Chinese Taipei by three points to settle for a silver medal.

Later in the day, the mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Jyothi prevailed over the Belgian duo of Reginald Kools and Sarah Prieels 158-155 in the bronze play-off to add a second medal to India’s tally.

The women’s recurve team comprising Deepika Kumari, Promila Daimary and Ankita Bhagat is also in the hunt for a bronze medal. They will take on Chinese Taipei’s Lei Chien-Ying, Peng Chia-Mao and Tan Ya Ting in the decider tomorrow. The men’s recurve team, on the other hand, exited in the first round. — PTI 

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