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India bag four medals at Asian Archery, finish third

Press Trust of India  |  Taipei 

bagged three silver medals and a bronze to finish joint third with in the Asia Cup World Tournament Stage 3 here today.

The event concluded in two days to avoid the incoming super typhoon Maria, and on the concluding day, recurve men's team added a second silver before Dhayal clinched a third silver in the compound individual category.

Women's recurve team defeated its opponents from 6-2 in the evening session to win the bronze playoff. ended their campaign behind toppers and hosts Chinese

topped the tally with eight gold, three silver and as many bronze followed by hosts (2-1-2).

Yesterday, in a battle between the two top seeded recurve mixed pairs, Koreans maintained their supremacy to defeat the Indian duo of Shukmani Babrekar and Ridhi for the gold.

The recurve men's team of Shukmani Babrekar, Dhiraj Bommadevara and Gora Ho were no match to their Korean counterparts Jaehyeon Bae, and Kyu-Chan Kim, who led 4-0 before clinching the issue 5-1 after a tied third end.

Making best use of the small draw of eight, Divya, who got a sixth seeding, pipped Korean third seed Yun Soon Song in the shoot-off.

In the second round, she had it easy against Thailand's ThaKanayee Maneesombatkul winning 144-141.

however fell at the final hurdle with local favourite prevailing 144-141.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 17:00 IST
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