The Indian men’s recurve team, consisting of Tarundeep Rai, Dhiraj Bommadevara, and Pravin Jadhav, surprised South Korea, the defending Olympic champion, on Sunday to win the gold medal in the ongoing World Cup Stage 1 held here. India defeated its counterparts from the Koran 5-1 (57-57, 57-55, 55-53) to secure the top ranking in the first match of the season without dropping a set.

Team India Wins a Hat-Trick of Gold Medals to Dominate the Compound Division at the 2024 Archery World Cup.

Later, after defeating Mexico, the mixed recurve team consisting of Ankita Bhakat and Bommadevara took home a bronze medal. In the bronze medal playoff, the Indian pair defeated Alejandra Valencia and Matias Grande of Mexico 6-0. India has already won five gold, one silver, and one bronze in the competition following its victories on Sunday.

Indian compound archers dominated the team competitions on Saturday, taking home gold in the men’s, women’s, and mixed-team divisions. They were shooting straight. In the meantime, Jyothi Surekha Vennam captured her third gold medal at World Archery in the women’s individual compound division by defeating Andrea Becerra 146(9*)-146(9) of Mexico.

Indian men’s compound and mixed teams win gold medals at the 2024 World Archery Cup.

Furthermore, Priyansh won a silver medal in the men’s individual compound event but lost to former world champion Nico Wiener 147-150 in his first World Cup final. Deepika Kumari, a former world champion and elite Indian recurve archer, will take against Korean Nam Suhyeon in the women’s recurve solo semifinal on Sunday.

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