India’s Historic Archery Performance at Asian Games 2023

Asian games 2023: Archery, held in Hangzhou, the People’s Republic of China, witnessed a remarkable display of archery skills by the Indian contingent. India won a total of nine medals in archery, including five golds, two silvers and two bronzes. This was India’s best showing in archery in any edition of the Asian Games.

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Asian games 2023: Archery; India Sweeps All Gold Medals

India dominated the compound events, winning all five gold medals in the men’s, women’s and mixed team categories, as well as the men’s and women’s individual events. Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Ojas Pravin Deotale emerged as the individual champions, defeating South Korea’s Chaewon So and compatriot Abhishek Verma, respectively. Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Ojas Pravin Deotale also won three golds each, making them the most successful Indian archers at the Asian Games 2023.

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Aditi Swami, the youngest archery world champion in history, clinched a bronze medal in the women’s compound individual event, while Abhishek Verma settled for a silver in the men’s compound individual event. The other members of the compound teams were Prathamesh Jawkar, Rajat Chauhan, Avneet Kaur and Parneet Kaur.

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Recurve Events: India Bags Two Medals

In domain of Asian games 2023: Archery, recurve events, India managed to win two medals – a silver in the men’s team event and a bronze in the women’s team event. The recurve men’s team of Dhiraj Bommadevara, Olympian Atanu Das and Tushar Shelke lost to South Korea in the final by a narrow margin of 5-4. The recurve women’s team of Bhajan Kaur, Ankita Bhakat and Simranjeet Kaur defeated Chinese Taipei 6-2 in the bronze medal match. The other members of the recurve teams were Mrinal Chauhan and Prachi Singh.

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Conclusion: A Historic Achievement for Indian Archery

The Indian archers showed great consistency and accuracy throughout the competition, breaking several records and creating history. They also proved their mettle against some of the strongest archery nations in Asia, such as South Korea, Chinese Taipei and Indonesia. The Asian Games 2023 archery results are a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Indian archers and their coaches.

The Indian archery fans can be proud of their achievements and hope for more glory in the future. The Asian Games 2023 archery  was a thrilling spectacle that showcased the talent and passion of the Indian archers.To know more about other sports you click here.

 
 

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 [Asian Games 2023: India win nine medals in archery], [Asian Games 2023: India sweep all five gold medals in compound archery], [Asian Games 2023: India win silver in recurve men’s team event], [Asian Games 2023: India win bronze in recurve women’s team event]

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