India clinched 4 medals, finishes joint third with Iran in Asia Cup World Archery Ranking Tournament
Source :NewsBharati   Date :11-Jul-2018

Taipei, July 11: Making the whole country proud, India clinched a total of four medals including three silver and a bronze to finish joint third with Iran in the Asia Cup World Archery Ranking Tournament Stage 3 that held in Taipei.


On a concluding day, recurve men’s team added a second silver before Divya Dhayal clinched a third silver in the compound individual category. Divya, who got a sixth seeding, pipped Korean third seed Yun Soon Song in the shoot-off.

In the second round, she had it easy against Thailand’s ThaKanayee Maneesombatkul winning 144-141. However, she fell at the final hurdle with local favourite Ting-Ting Wu prevailing 144-141.

On the other side, women’s recurve team defeated its opponents from Japan 6-2 in the evening session to win the bronze playoff. On the first day of a tournament, the Indian duo of Shukmani Babrekar and Ridhi clinched silver medal after losing to the Korean mix-doubles pair.

Korea topped the tally with 14 medals, 8 of them being gold. Taipei bagged 5 medals, two of them being gold. However, the event concluded in two days to avoid the incoming super typhoon Maria.