Indian mix compound team of Abhishek Verma And Jyothi Surekha Vennam win Silver after loosing down top seeded Korean in final .
The Indian contingent did very well in the compound mixed section with the second seeded team of Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam reaching the gold medal match.
Although it needs to be remembered that both the Indian archers are used to playing at the highest level of the sport and have the ability to bring out the best in such matches. Jyothi is the defending champion in the individual compound women’s section. She was also a part of the Indian women’s compound team that created history at the World Championships this year by winning a silver medal.
Verma is a seasoned campaigner with his biggest achievement coming at the 2014 Asian Games where he was a part of the gold medal-winning Indian men’s compound team.
They had a commanding 157-151 win over seventh seeds Iran in the quarter-finals. In the next stage, they edged the third seeds Chinese Taipei, 154-153 to make their way through to the summit clash.
They had a commanding 157-151 win over seventh seeds Iran in the quarter-finals. In the next stage, Indian mix compound team edged the third seeds Chinese Taipei, 154-153 to make their way through to the summit clash.
In Gold medal match , both the Indian archer start with perfect 10 , on other hand Korean shoot 10 and 9 . in next two arrow Korean hit perfect shoot while Indian compound team score 19 , so at the end of 1st Round (4 arrow each) it was 39-39 .
In 2nd set it was good shooting from Top seeded as they score another 39 while Indian end round 2 with 38 point , so after 2 round Korean have lead of 1 point .In first 2 arrow of 3rd Round both archers from India come up with a 10 and Koreans produce a 9 and a 10 and score become tied at 97-97 . In next 2 arrow Indians produce two 9s . Koreans respond with 10s and surges to a 117-115 lead at the end of the third set .
10 from Jyothi and 9 from Verma to start the fourth set but Korean was simply flawless two 10s and they leap to 137 , lead by 3 with 2 arrow remain for each team . It was all 10 in last 4 arrow and Korea def India 157-153 to win the compound mixed gold.
In Individual category India have 7 Archer in Quarter Final , In recurve section Top Indian archer Deepika KUMARI ‘s miserable show continues after losing to other Indian compatriot Ankita BHAKAT in Round of 32 , Recurve Men’s Star Archer Atanu also loose to WANG Dapeng (CHI) in Round of 16 , Only Ankita Bhakat move to Quarter Among all 8 Recurve Archer .While 6/8 Compound Archer Move to QF , they are – Mix Team Silver Medalist due Abhishek and Jyothi , Trisha Deb , Praveena , Rajat CHAUHAN and Gurvinder Singh . Parveena who was seeded 10 beat 7th seeded Korean in Round of 16.
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