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Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Rimil Biruly won Gold Medal in Archery

Jul 22, 2013 12:23 IST

India on 21 July 2013 bagged a Gold medal in the Women's Recurve Team event at the Archery World Cup Stage-3 in Medellin, Colombia. The second seeded Indian trio of Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Rimil Biruly defeated the top seeded Chinese team of Cheng Ming, Xu Jing and Cui Yuanyuan, 201-186, to reclaim the Women's Recurve Team Gold after a gap of 2 years.

Besides, it was India's second medal in this World Cup. India had clinched a bronze medal in the Compound Men's Team event. The team of Rajat Chouhan, Sandeep Kumar and Ratan Singh Khuraijam overcame stiff resistance from hosts Colombia to win 215-210 en route to the bronze medal.

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