Archery World Cup Stage 1: Indian Women’s Team Enter Last, Set Up Gold Medal Conflict With Mexico


Archery World Cup Stage 1: Deepika Kumari all over India’s conflict vs Spain.© Twitter

The Indian recurve women’s team of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari stormed into the last and ensured its first medal in the Archery World Cup Stage 1, on Friday. The top-seeded Indian trio defeated its Spanish rivals in straight sets 6-0 with some consistent shooting to establish a gold medal conflict with second seed Mexico on Sunday. Deepika, Ankita and Komalika shot 55, 56 and 55 to prevail over Elia Canales, Ines De Velasco and Leyre Fernandez Infante in straight sets.

In the quarterfinals, they eliminated hosts Guatemala City by an identical 6-0 margin earlier in the day at the Sports Complex Los Arcos.

The men’s team, which qualified as third seed, then again missing out in the quarterfinals to their Spanish rivals 26-27 in a shoot-off after both teams were tied 4-4.


India are also in the medal hunt in three more events with newly-wed Atanu and Deepika advancing into the mixed twosome bronze playoff.

The two archers also made the individual recurve semifinals in their respective sections.

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