Indian women's compound team bags silver in World Archery Championships; Colombia takes gold

This was India's fifth medal at the World Championships and all of them have been silver.

PTI October 22, 2017 18:10:31 IST
Indian women's compound team bags silver in World Archery Championships; Colombia takes gold

Mexico City: The Indian women's compound team has bagged a silver medal after losing to Colombian rivals in the World Archery Championships in Mexico City.

Eyeing India's first ever gold medal, Trisha Deb, Lily Chanu Paonam and Jyothi Surekha Vennam went down 228-234 to the fourth seeded Colombian team of world record holder Sara Lopez, Alejandra Usquiano and Nora Valdez in the final played on Saturday.

Indian womens compound team bags silver in World Archery Championships Colombia takes gold

This is India's 1st medal in the compound team archery section at the World Championships. Image courtesy: Twitter @yash_lcw

This was India's fifth medal at the World Championships and all of them have been silver.

It was also the first time India won any medal in the compound team archery section at the World Championships.

Colombia, who landed only six arrows out of the 10-ring, took a three-point lead, 58-55, after the first six arrows and never let go to win their second ever world archery title.

Korea, represented by Song Yun Soo, So Chaewon and Choi Bomin, took bronze beating Germany 235-227.

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