Asian Games 2018 Compound Archery: Indian men and women get silver medals

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first_imgIndian men’s and women’s compound archery team settled for silver at the Asian Games 2018 on Monday after losing their respective finals.Both team lost their gold medal matches to South Korea.It was a dramatic men’s final in which the Indian team was a point ahead of the Koreans at the end of the regulation four sets.But the celebrating defending champion side, comprising Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Aman Saini, was in for a surprise when Korea managed to log a point on review.Asian Games 2018 Day 10 Live UpdatesOne of the Korean team’s 9s in final set was deemed a 10 on revision leaving the two teams tied at 229-229.In the shoot-off, the Koreans managed one inner 10 (closest to bull’s eye), a 10 and 9, compared to the two 10s and a 9 by the Indians, to walk away with the top honours.In the women’s event, the Indian team comprising Muskan Kirar, Madhumita Kumari and Jyothi Surekha Vennam, lost 228-231 to Korea in a contest that went down to the wire till the final set of arrows.Congratulations to our Womens Compound #Archery team of #JyothiSurekhaVennam-our #TOPSAthlete & #SAI trainee,COE #Sonepat,#MadhumitaKumari & #MuskanKirar for winning a silver medal. Its Indias 2nd #AsianGames medal in this [email protected]_archery #AsianGames2018 #KheloIndia pic.twitter.com/JNYGe2lnO1 SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) August 28, 2018India were leading 59-57 after the first set before Korea won the second set 58-56.The two teams were on even keel in the third set scoring 58 points each but India wilted under pressure losing 55-58 to end up second best.advertisementThe Indian women’s compound team had settled for a bronze after beating Iran in the third-place play-off at Asian Games 2014.last_img

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