Asian Archery Championships: Recurve teams clinch silver as India conclude campaign with seven medals
India concluded their campaign at the continental showpiece with one gold, four silver and two bronze medals.
The men's team of Rishabh Yadav, Abhishek Verma and Aman Saini outplayed local challengers Bangladesh 235-223, while the women's team was let down by their inexperience
Asian Archery Championships: Indian archers confirm three medals, face 'nemesis' Korea in all finals
India also remained in the hunt for three bronze medals in the compound men, women and recurve mixed team events after losing their respective semifinal matches
The Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asiad had added the mixed disciplines but removed the two individual events in the compound section.
"These events are planned with the aims to enhance domestic competition, mass participation and to give an opportunity to the archers of the Northern region," AAI secretary general Pramod Chandurkar said in a release.
The 10-day competition will be organised at the Tata Archery Academy as part of celebrations for the establishment's 25th anniversary.
Archery World Cup Final: Atanu Das, Deepika Kumari lose bronze matches as Indians return empty-handed
Das lost a one-sided bronze playoff to reigning Olympic champion Mete Gazoz of Turkey 6-0 (27-29, 26-27, 28-30). He doubled up as Deepika's coach when the world number two lost in the shoot-off to Olympic team bronze-medallist Michelle Kroppen.
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.
Indian archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam lost a nerve-wracking final to Colombian heavyweight Sara Lopez to clinch a silver in the compound women's individual section at the World Championships here on Saturday.
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.
Archer Harvinder Singh credits Tokyo Paralympics bronze to 'practice of tie shots, breathing exercises'
Harvinder, whose legs stopped functioning properly due to adverse effect from an injection during his childhood, won a historic archery bronze in the men's individual recurve event in the just-concluded Tokyo Paralympics.
World No 23 Singh was the first athlete from India to win a gold medal at a major para competition in the 2018 Asian Games.
"I'm not quitting," London 2012 silver medallist Stutzman said after losing to Slovakia's Marcel Pavlik in the men's individual compound open archery category. "I'm going to be back in Paris (2024)."
Tokyo Paralympics 2020: India's challenge in compound men's open archery ends with Rakesh Kumar losing in quarter-final
The third-seeded Rakesh, who had shot the best Indian qualifying score of 699 out of a possible 720 in the ranking round, found the going tough against the 2016 Olympics mixed open champion to lose by two points (143-145) at the Yumenoshima Park here.
The sixth-seeded duo suffered a poor start mis-firing in the 6-ring in the first end that proved to be decisive as they lost to their Turkish opponents Oznur Cure and Bulent Korkmaz by 151-153 in an intriguing contest.
Archery Youth World Championships: Komalika Bari wins successive world titles, record haul for India
India finished Archery Youth World Championships with a record haul of 15 medals including eight gold.
Archery Youth World Championships: Indian archers add to medal tally with haul of two golds and three bronzes
The men's team defeated their French rivals 5-3, while the mixed pair followed suit with a 6-2 win over Japan to continue their winning run on the country's 75th Independence Day.
Youth World Archery Championships: Indian archers win three golds in team events to finish with five medals
In the absence of Asian heavyweights Korea and China, the Indian archers ruled the roost in the under-18 (cadet) section, where the men's, women's and mixed pair teams emerged world champions.