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Archery World Cup 2022: 5th Medal for India


India got 3 medals on Saturday in the ongoing World Cup-2 in South Korea. In the compound round, the Indian men’s team shot for gold, while in the individual match, Indian archer Mohan Bhardwaj lost the final to world No. 1 Mike Schlosser of France. At the same time, the mixed team won the bronze in the compound. A day earlier also India had won the medal. With this, India has won 5 medals so far.

The Indian compound team has its second consecutive gold in the World Cup. Earlier, the Indian men’s team won gold in the World Cup-1 held in Turkey from April 17 to 25. The Indian men’s team defeated France in the final with a score of 232-230. This is the third time that the Indian team has defeated France in the final.

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Abhishek and Avneet Kaur won bronze in mixed

Abhishek and Avneet Kaur won the bronze medal by defeating Turkey by a score of 156-155 in mixed doubles. This is Abhishek’s 48th international medal.

India’s 5 medals

India now has a total of 4 medals in the tournament. These include one gold, one silver and three bronze. The compound men’s team won the lone gold, while India got the bronze medal in the women’s recurve team event. Apart from this, the women’s team also won the bronze medal in the compound round.

The men’s team consisted of Abhishek, Raman, and Rajat. The pair of these three has also won the silver medal for the country in the last Asian Games. At the same time, all three were selected for the Indian team for the postponed Asian Games due to Corona.

In this individual match of the men’s category, Indian player Mohan was not seen in rhythm. He was behind in all four sets. The score in the first set was 28-29. Which became 57-59, 85-89, 112-119 and 141-149 in the second, third and fourth respectively.