The Indo-Iranian pair got the better of the French-Russian duo of Mathilde Lamolle and Artem Chernousov 16-8 in the gold medal match on Friday.
The top 12 athletes in individual rifle and pistol events according to the 2021 world ranking post the Games, have been invited to participate in the event where individual winners will be awarded the Golden Target, the Best Athlete of the Year title.
The 2014 Asian Games gold-medallist Verma, who qualified after winning the third stage of the World Cup in Paris, had won a silver in the 2015 edition.
The star Indian mixed pair duo of Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam, who stood fourth in the ranking round, started off with a one-point lead but thereafter it was a story of Colombian dominance. The Indians went down by a four-point margin (150-154).
Archery World Championships: Ankita Bhakat, Abhishek Verma, Jyothi Surekha Vennam sail into quarters
In the individual event, Ankita produced the biggest upset on Thursday when the 23-year-old Kolkata archer held her nerves to eliminate Korean world number four Kang Chae-Young
Archery World Championships: India women’s compound team enters final; men’s team bows out in quarters
The seventh-seeded women's team, comprising Priya Gurjar, Muskan Kirar and Jyothi Surekha, held its nerves in a close battle with Linda Ochoa-Anderson, Paige Pearce and Makenna Proctor on Wednesday.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker last hope for India's faltering shooting campaign in 25m pistol
Bhaker will get one last chance to leave her mark at the Games on Thursday after she endured a major weapon malfunction leading to a heartbreaking exit from the women's 10 air pistol event.
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At the Asaka shooting range, the Indians largely misfired and with that the hopes of medals in the 10m air pistol and 10m air rifle mixed team events went up in smoke.
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Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan will represent India in the women's 10m air rifle competition on Saturday followed by the men's 10m air pistol qualification and the final with Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma in action.
Alongside Abhishek Verma, Saurabh Chaudhary will be part of the first competition day action in the men's 10m air pistol event.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Saurabh Chaudhary can beat four-time gold medallist Jin Jong-Oh, feels Jitu Rai
In terms of form, wins and records, Chaudhary is to the Indian shooting contingent ahead of the Tokyo Games, what Rai was to the group that competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Mittal won his double trap world title in 2018 and got the Arjuna award the same year. Moudgil is a world championship silver-medallist, also from the 2018 edition and she was awarded the Arjuna in 2019.
Star archer Deepika Kumari led the show with supreme authority to grab a hat-trick of gold medals as India made an unprecedented clean sweep at the World Cup Stage 3 in Paris on Sunday for a perfect build-up to the Tokyo Olympics in less than a month's time.
ISSF Shooting World Cup: Saurabh Chaudhary, Manu Bhaker clinch silver medal in 10m air pistol mixed event
Already assured of silver, the Indian duo was on par with Russia's Vitalina Batsarashkina and Artem Chernousov at 12-12 before losing the last two series to go down 12-16.
The world number five Schaff started the shoot-off with a nine and Verma, showing nerve of steel, clinched the contest in style with a perfect 10 to open India's account.
Archery World Cup: Atanu Das-Deepika Kumari enter final to assure medal for India; Abhishek Verma enters semis
Atanu and Deepika, who are India's best medal hope in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, were at their best to make their first final together where they will face the Netherlands in the summit clash on Sunday.
ISSF World Cup: Saurabh Chaudhary wins bronze in men's 10m air pistol to open India’s account at Osijek
The 19-year-old Saurabh scored 220 in the final after qualifying with a score of 581. Compatriot Abhishek Verma finished fifth in the same event with a score of 179.3 after also shooting 581 in the qualifying.
Shooting in the MQS (Minimum Qualification Score) section, the sensational Chaudhary shot more than Oleh Omelchuk the tournament proper's topper in the men's 10m air pistol event.
The archery federation said it might have happened in its bid to separate them from the recurve group after a coach tested positive for COVID-19.