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WC archery: Indians settle for silver

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Kolkata: The Indian team, comprising Jayanta Talukdar and Deepika Kumari, was beaten to silver place by the Chinese pair of Dai Xiaoxiang and Fang Yuting 133-136 points in the final of the recurve mixed team event of the World Cup (Stage II) archery competition at Antalya in Turkey on Sunday.

The Chinese first picked up 30 to establish a one-point lead. The Indians got 33 to their rivals’ 34 in the second end for a total score of 62-64. In the third end too the Indians fell behind (35-36) for a total 97-100. The three-point lead was enough for the Chinese to clinch gold. (UNI)

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