Archery World Cup Stage III: Indian men's and women's compound teams enter bronze medal play-offs

Antalya: The Indian men's and women's compound teams made it to the bronze medal play-offs on a day their recurve counterparts bowed out in the second round in the Archery World Cup Stage III on Thursday.

 Archery World Cup Stage III: Indian mens and womens compound teams enter bronze medal play-offs

India's Rajat Chauhan, Aman Saini and Abhishek Verma. AP

Rajat Chauhan, Abhishek Verma and Aman Saini pipped their French opponents via shoot-off in the quarter-finals but only to go down to Turkey by one point (233-234) to set up a bronze medal play-off against Russia.

The women's trio of Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Swati Dudhwal and Muskan Kirar also suffered a 29-30 defeat in the shoot-off in the semifinal against Russia after they were locked 232-all. They face Great Britain in the bronze medal play-off.

The Indian men's and women's recurve teams met with the same fate as they were eliminated in the second round, both losing in the shoot-offs.

The India men's team of Tarundeep Rai, Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav lost 4-5 (27-29) in the shoot-off against Italy.

Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi Laishram and Komalika Bari lost 4-5 (26-29) to their German counterparts in the women's recurve section

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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 23:30:21 IST