Asian Championship : Atanu and recurve teams won bronze, compound teams enter final

India add three more medal to their Asian Championship 2019 medal telly on day 4 of Championship. Atanu Dass was only Indian to finish on Podium in Individual catageory.

Compound men and women team enter final of their respective compitition and both will be up against Korea. Men team are top seeded while Indian women team are third seeded.

Compound India men team

Both compound men and women team beat Iran in Semifinal. Men team beat Iran by 229-221 while women team also beat same opponent by same score.

Earlier Mix Compound team has enter final of Asian Championship after beating top seeded Korea in Semifinal.So India has enter final of all three team event in compound catageory and won bronze medal in all three team recurve catageory.

Indian Mix recurve double pair Atanu and Deepika won Bronze medal yesterday.

Recurve team won two Bronze medal

Recurve men team beat China in Brozne medal match by 6-2, earlier they lost to 14th seeded N.Kor by 2-6 in Semifinal.

While fourth seeded women team beat third seeded Japan by 1-5 comfortable. Indian women team of Ankita, Deepika and Bombayla Devi won first round by 57-52. India team again take second round by 57-53. Japan level the third round by 56-56 but it was enough for India to take the Brozne medal by 5-1.

Women team earlier lost to top seeded Korea by 2-6.

Only Atanu finish on Podium among individual Archer

Atanu Dass who was seeded fourth here Beat seventh seeded Korean in a close match by 6-5. The match was ended with 5-5 draw but Atanu hit inner ten in shot off which was closer to center compare to Korean who also shot 10.

Atanu lost to top seeded earlier in Semifinal by 1-7. He was the only Indian in Semifinal. Abhishek Verma who has enter two final(mix team and men team) lost in Quarterfinals. Rajat Chauhan also lost in Quarterfinal. While all other Indian lost in pre QF.

In Recurve women single, Deepika and Ankit lost in pre QF earlier today.

Olympic Qualifier Schedule for Thursday

Asian Olympic Qualifier will be conduct on Thursday for which separate tournament will be played among non qualifier. Seeded are decided on the basis of Qualifications. Deepika Kumari is seeded first and Bombayla Devi is seeded fourth. Country can won only single quota out of max three quota. Ankita is third representative from India in Qualifier.

India are playing under world archery flag as India team are suspended by World Archery. Hence any medal won by Indian archery in both formats (Recurve and Compound) will not be counted as Indian medal but will be counted towards the World Archery tally.

Rohan Sharma

Mechanical Engineer, Founder of Sportstalk24, Sports enthusiast from Himachal Pradesh. Fell in love with sports because of Leander Paes 

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