Asian Archery Championship: Indian recurve archer lost to Korea, had to be satisfied with silver


The Indian recurve archers once again could not beat Korea and had to settle for silver medals after losing in the finals of the men's and women's recurve team events at the Asian Archery Championships.


Kapil-Ankita won Bronze in Asian Championship, won 7 medals (1 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze)

In the recurve mixed team event, Kapil and Ankita defeated Geodakhon and Amirkhan Saadkiov of Uzbekistan 6-0 to win bronze. With this India ended their campaign in the tournament with a total of seven medals including one gold, four silver and two bronze. Last season also won seven medals.


The trio of Kapil, Praveen Jadhav and Parth Salunkhe lost 2-6 to top seeds Lee Seunghyun, Kim Pil Jung and Han Woo Tak. In the women's section, the team of Ankita Bhagat, Madhu Vedawan and Ridhi lost 0-6 in a one-sided match. The Indian trio defeated Korea's Soo Jung, O Yeejin and Lim Heejin 52-57, 49-59, 60-56.