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Archery WC: Indian men’s compound and mixed team win gold


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Shanghai, April 27: Dynamic Duo Indian compound mixed team of Abhishek Verma & Jyothi Surekha Vennam defeated Robin & Lisell Jaatma of Estonia 158-157 to win third gold medal for India at the Shanghai World Cup, here on Saturday

Earlier in the day, Indian men’s compound archery team of Prathamesh Fuge, Priyansh & Abhishek Verma bagged the second gold defeating The Netherlands 238-231.

The men’s compound team missed the world record created by team USA in the 2011 Turin World Cup by just 1 point.

Vennam along with Priyansh will contest the compound individual women’s and men’s semi-final later today.

Previously, World Champion Indian women’s compound Archery team of Parneet Kaur, Aditi Swami & Jyothi Surekha Vennam won the first gold for India after defeating Italy in the summit clash with a score 236-225.



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