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Indian team won one silver, two bronze in Archery World Cup

Indian women's team comprising Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi Laishram and Laxmirani Majhi secured silver. They lost to Chinese Taipei in the recurve team final.

May 2, 2016 12:32 IST
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Archery_World_CupIndian team on 1 May 2016 bagged one silver and two bronze medals at Archery World Cup at the Yuanshen Stadium in Shanghai.

The silver medal was secured by Indian women's team who lost to Chinese Taipei in the final. Women's team comprising Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi Laishram and Laxmirani Majhi lost to the lower-ranked Chinese Taipei 2-6 in the recurve team final.

On the other hand, men's trio and mixed pair won their respective bronze playoffs in the first stage of Archery World Cup. The third seeded Indian men's recurve team of Atanu Das, Jayanta Talukdar and Mangal Singh Champia thrashed the ninth seed British team 6-0 to bag the bronze medal.

The mixed pair of Deepika and Atanu ended India's campaign, getting the better of much fancied Koreans 5-4 in a nerve wracking shoot-off to end with another bronze.

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