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India finish with three gold, two bronze in Asian Archery


Indian junior archers bagged three gold and two bronze medals to finish their Asia Cup Archery Stage 1 campaign on a high in Bangkok today.

On the final day, Promila Daimary won second individual gold medal for India as she defeated Natalia Erdynieva of Russia 7-3 in the women’s recurve individual.

Indian trio of Akash, Gora Ho and Gaurav Lambe defeated Mongolian rivals 27-26 in the tie-breaker to clinch the third gold.

Madhu Vedwan beat Altangerel Enkhtuya of Mangolia 6-5 in the shootoff after being locked 5-all for the bronze. Earlier, India had bagged a gold in the women’s compound individual section after Muskan Kirar beat Nadhirah Zakaria Sazatul of Malaysia 139-136 yesterday.

Muskan also ended up pocketing a second medal in the form of bronze when she along with Divya Dhayal and Mrinal Hiwrale defeated their Indonesian opponents 227-221 in the third-place playoff.

In the semifinals, India lost to Vietanam 224-227. India also lost in the compound men’s team in the third place playoff and the compound mixed team bronze playoff.

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