Monday, June 27, 2022

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ

spot_img



Archery World Cup: Indian women’s recurve team wins bronze

Gwangju (S Korea), May 19, 2022- The Indian women’s recurve team of Ridhi, Komalika Bari and Ankita Bhakat outscored the Chinese Taipei team to win a bronze medal at the ongoing Archery World Cup 2022 stage 2, here on Thursday.

The young Indian trio of Ridhi, Komalika and Ankita dominated their opponent from Chinese Taipei 6-2 (56-52, 54-51, 54-55, 55-54) in the lopsided playoff after going down against home favourites South Korea in the semifinals with a similar 6-2 scoreline.

While India women were inconsistent against South Korea, they corrected their ways against Chinese Taipei by scoring three perfect 10s and eight 9s in the first two sets to take a 4-0 lead. The Indian team lost the third set but mounted a comeback and won the match in the fourth set with one 10 and five 9s.

This was the second bronze medal for India at the Archery World Cup in Gwangju. Earlier on Wednesday, the women’s compound team comprising Avneet Kaur, Muskan Kirar and Priya Gurjar had won the bronze, an olympics.com report said.

However, the Indian men’s recurve team of Olympians Tarundeep Rai and Jayanta Talukdar along with debutant Neeraj Chauhan were eliminated in the quarterfinals after losing to lower-ranked France 2-6.

Meanwhile, the Indian men’s compound team of Asian Games gold medallist Abhishek Verma along with Aman Saini and Rajat Chauhan has already assured India of at least one silver medal after beating home favourites South Korea to reach Saturday’s final.

Notably, the Indian men’s compound team had also won gold at the Archery World Cup Stage 1 event held in Turkey last month. (Agency)

Subscribe to YesPunjab Telegram Channel & receive important news updates

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected

20,371FansLike
113,900FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

Understanding who lit the flames of ‘Agnipath, and why – by Kavya Dubey

It is an indescribably inspiring feeling to see a 'fauji' on the move - clad in his camouflage uniform at a railway platform with...

Prez poll: Draupadi Murmu’s nomination tactical outreach to tribals – by Sunil Trivedi

New Delhi, June 26, 2022- The nomination of Draupadi Murmu as NDA's Presidential candidate has been seen as a tactical political outreach to the...

Natural disasters need a long-term planning – by Narvijay Yadav

Some troubles catch us unprepared, while some natural disasters are well known to the state governments, central government, local administration, and common citizens also....

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

Flu vax linked to 40% reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease: Study

New York, June 26, 2022- People who received at least one influenza vaccine were 40 per cent less likely than their non-vaccinated peers to develop Alzheimer's disease over the course of four years, according to a new study. Research from University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston compared the risk of Alzheimer's disease incidence between patients with and without prior...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!