Atanu Das wins recurve bronze in Asian Archery Championships


BANGKOK: Led by Atanu Das, Indian archers made a huge disclose by bagging three bronze medals on Tuesday, whereas guaranteeing as a minimum three silvers on the continuing Asian Championship.

The Indian archers are competing within the event as unprejudiced athletes below the World Archery flag as a consequence of the suspension of the national federation (AAI).

Das first clinched a bronze within the boys’s recurve particular person event within the morning. He beat Jin Hayek Oh of Korea 6-5 within the shoot-off within the bronze medal contest.

Das, who had also won a bronze within the recurve blended team opponents with Deepika Kumari on Monday, later carried out a hat-trick of bronze medals by finishing on the podium within the boys’s recurve team event as smartly.

Das teamed up with senior expert Tarundeep Rai and Jayanta Talukdar to beat China 6-2 within the bronze medal tie.

Later, the Indian recurve females’s team of Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Ankita Bhakat defeated Japan 5-1 to clinch one other bronze medal for the nation. The trio had earlier lost to heavyweights Korea 6-2 within the semifinals.

Moreover the Indian archers also stormed into the finals of three compound events scheduled to be held on Wednesday.

Prime seeds Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Mohan Bharadwaj prevailed over Iran 229-221 to space up a gold medal clash in opposition to 2d seed Korea within the compound men’s team event.

Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Muskan Kirar and Priya Gurjar matched their male counterparts and beat Iran 227-221 to storm into compound females’s team closing, the build they shall be up in opposition to top seed Korea.

The compound blended pair of Verma and Jyothi are already within the closing, the build they can clash in opposition to Chinese Taipei.

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