Archery World Cup: Indian men’s compound team enters bronze play-offs


BERLIN: The Indian men’s compound crew remained in fray for a bronze medal, even as all the recurve archers ongoing to misfire at the Environment Cup Stage 4 on Friday.

The fifth seeded Indian trio of Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini and Amanjeet Singh begun their marketing campaign by defeating Spain 228-222 just before receiving the improved of 13th seeded Sweden crew 231-229 in quarter-finals.

Even so, they failed to overcome the major seed Usa and missing 228-233 in the semi-finals to make it to the 3rd-fourth place play-off match.

In the bronze medal play-offs, India will consider on decrease ranked Germany on Saturday.

The compound women’s crew of Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Trisha Deb and Snehal Mandhare, seeded 3rd, received a bye to get to the quarter-finals. But they missing to 11th seed South Africa 28-29 in a nail-biting end in the shoot-off.

The compound mixed pair crew also went down in the quarter-finals, against Mexico 149-156.

In the compound specific area, only Verma and Jyothi could get to the final-eight rounds, although all some others made early exits.

Sixth seed Verma missing to 3rd seed Braden Gellenthien of Usa 146-148, although fifth seed Jyothi was surprised by 13th seed Sarah Sonnichsen of Denmark 145-147.

In the meantime, Indian recurve archers arrived up with dismal efficiency the moment again.

It has been far more than calendar year – Stage 3 Antalya, June 2016 – when India won a Environment Cup medal in recurve area and the woeful type prolonged to Berlin as well with equally adult males and women’s teams earning quarterfinal exits.

The 18-calendar year-aged Sachin Gupta, enjoying in his second Environment Cup, confirmed a great deal of guarantee as he thrashed two-time Olympic crew silver medalist Jake Kaminski of Usa 6-. But the Haryana youngster’s great run was halted in the quarter-finals by Crispin Duenas of Canada.

Gupta had a lousy start and trailed -4. Even although he tried to regain the missing momentum with a fantastic energy in the 3rd set, in which he shot a few fantastic 10s such as two X (closest to centre), the 3rd seeded Canadian applied all his knowledge to eke out a 6-2 end result.

Previous Environment No 1 Deepika Kumari also made a fantastic start with a 3rd-place end in the qualification round, but was also eradicated in the final-eight stage.

The only vivid place for the Indian major archer was when she ousted 2012 London Olympics silver medalist Aida Roman of Mexico 7-3 in round a few.

Deepika upcoming defeated Bryony Pitman of Britain 6-2 but could not get earlier Korean sixth seed Chae Younger Kang, dropping 2-6.

India’s best hope in recurve area was the second seed women’s crew. But the Indian eves fell by the wayside in the quarters along with the men’s crew.

Making a comeback following far more than a calendar year, India’s senior most archer Tarundeep Rai could not overcome USA’s a few-time Olympic medalist Brady Ellison in a tight round a few fight.

The duo was locked 5-5 following the fourth set and Ellison sealed the difficulty 9-8 in the shoot-off.

India’s Environment Cup marketing campaign so far has made 1 crew gold (Shanghai Stage 1) and 1 mixed crew bronze (Antalya Stage 2) – all in the compound sections.


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