Mar 13, 2014

1st Asian Grand Prix Archery C’ships: Indian archers bag 2 gold & silver in team events




Indian archers today bagged two gold and a silver in the team events of the ongoing 1st Asian Grand Prix Archery Championships, at Bangkok.
In the Compound Women's team event, the trio of Gagandeep Kaur, V Jyothi Surekha and P Lily Chanu defeated Iran, 219 to 204 to take the first gold.
In the Men's Recurve, the team of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Kapil clinched the coveted yellow metal by thrashing Taipei, 6-Nil in set system.
In Men's Compound section, Indian team of Abhishek Verma, Sandeep Kumar and Rajat Chouhan missed out on a gold narrowly as they lost to Iran 227 to 232 to settle for a silver. Recurve women's team lost to Japan in the bronze medal match.
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