Abhishek-Jyothi claimed Gold at Asian Archery C’ships

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Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam claimed gold in compound mixed pair event at the 21st Asian Archery Championships.

  • The 21st Asian Archery Championships was held in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • The Indian team defeated Chinese Taipei opponents Yi-Hsuan Chen and Chieh-Luh Chen in the finales by 158-151.
  • India scored one gold, two silver and four bronze medals (a total of 7 medals) in the event.
  • The trio of Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Mohan Bhardwaj bagged a silver medal in the compound team event.
  • Jyothi, Muskan Kirar and Priya Gurjar also won the silver medal in the compound women’s team event.
  • Due to the suspension of the national federation Archery Association of India (AAI), the Indian archers participated as neutral athletes under the World Archery flag in the tournament.