Jyoti, Abhishek, Ojas in individual compound final in archery – Dainik Savera Times


Hangzhou: In archery on Tuesday, Jyoti Surekha Vennam, Abhishek Verma, Ojas Praveen Deotale reached the individual compound finals. Jyothi Surekha Vennam defeated Aditi Gopichand Swamy to reach the women’s gold medal match. With this, Indian archers have assured themselves of three medals in the compound event. In the final of men’s individual compound event, world champion Ojas Deotale made it to the final by scoring 150. He will face compatriot Abhishek Verma in the final. In this way, India will get both gold and silver medals in this event.

In the women’s individual compound event, Jyoti Surekha Vennam defeated reigning archery world champion Aditi Gopichand Swamy to reach the gold medal match. In the men’s individual compound event, Ojas Devtale defeated Akbarali Karabayev of Kazakhstan 150-142 in the quarter-finals and advanced to the finals against former world champion Jaewon Yang of the Republic of Korea in the semi-finals by a margin of 150-146. Made.

Meanwhile, Abhishek Verma defeated Andrey of Kazakhstan via shootout after the scores were tied at 147 in the quarterfinals. Subsequently, the experienced Indian archer defeated Jehoon Joo 147-145 in the semi-finals to reach the final. While Jyothi Surekha Vennam, after defeating Kazakhstan’s Adele Zekshenbinova in the quarterfinals, registered a 149-146 win against Aditi Gopichand Swamy in the semi-finals. Jyothi Surekha Vennam will face Chewon So of South Korea in the final to be held on Saturday.

Aditi Gopichand Swami will face Ratih Fadli of Indonesia for the bronze medal on October 7. Indian archers Atanu Das and Dheeraj Bommadevara faced defeat in the men’s individual recurve event. With this, India’s campaign in this competition ended.

Earlier, Bhajan Kaur and Ankita Bhakat had exited after losing in the round of 16 and round of 32 of women’s individual recurve respectively. Olympian Atanu Das lost 6-5 against Chinese archer Qi Jiangshuo in the quarterfinal shoot-off, while Dheeraj Bommadevara lost against Kazakhstan’s Ilfat Abdullin in the last-eight shoot-off.

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