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India’s men’s compound team beat top-seeded Turkey and Great Britain to reach final

ByMary M. Ward

Apr 20, 2022

India had an impressive day at the Archery World Cup in Antalya, Turkey on Wednesday securing a place in the men’s compound team final.

Seeded ninth, the Indian team of Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Aman Saini got the better of their top-seeded Turkish opponents in the quarter-finals before beating the Great Britain team 236-235 in semi final.

The result secured the Indians a medal and they will now face France in the final for gold on Saturday.

Meanwhile, India’s women’s team consisting of Muskan Kirar, Avneet Kaur and Priya Gurjar lost to Turkey 233-235 in the quarter-finals.

In the recurve qualifications, India’s Tarundeep Rai and Sachin Gupta placed seventh and eighth respectively to ensure the men’s team was the top seed. India’s recurve women’s team, meanwhile, finished fourth as Ridhi put up a strong first half to finish eighth in the standings.