Archery World Cup: Indian men's team beats Columbia in compound event finals to clinch Gold

20 May 2017, 12:17 PM
Indian archer Abhishek Verma - File Photo
Indian archer Abhishek Verma - File Photo

The Indian men's compound archery team clinched the gold medal after beating Colombia in the finals at the World Cup Stage-I being held at .

The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh prevailed 226-221 against the Colombians. The Colombian team comprised Camilo Andres Cardona, Jose Carlos Ospina and Daniel Munoz.

The Indians grabbed a slender lead in the opening set by clinching it 58-57 and built on it in the next three to emerge triumphant. The Colombians did manage to tie the 3rd set 52-52.

First Published: Saturday, May 20, 2017 12:10 PM

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