India Win Compound Mixed Team Gold at Archery World Cup

India won two gold medals, one each in the mixed team event and women’s individual Compound, at the Archery World Cup 2023 Stage 1 in Antalya, Turkey on Saturday.

Indian mixed team of Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Ojas Pravin Deotale outclassed Chen Yi Hsuan and Chem Chieh Lun of Chinese Taipei 159-154 to win the mixed team gold.

The second gold came in the women’s individual Compound event after Jyothi Surekha Vennam defeated Sara Lopez of Columbia 149-146.

In the semifinal, Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Ojas Pravin Deotale defeated Malaysia’s Fatin Nurfatehah Mat Salleh and Mohd Juwaidi Mazuki 157-155 to go to the medal match.

The Indian team defeated Sophie Dodemont and Adrien Gontier of France 159-156 in the quarterfinals. Jyothi Surekha Vennam is also in the running for a medal in the women’s compound individual category after making the semifinals on Thursday.

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