India’s men’s compound team of Abhishek Verma, Ojas Deotale and Prathamesh Jawkar secured another archery gold medal after its 235-230 win against South Korea in the Asian Games.
The Koreans again missed a 10 in the early shots of End 2 to go another point behind. The Indian team, in the other end, continued striking the inner circle. Jawkar miscued one arrrow for an eight but India still led 116-114 at the conclusion of End 2. The third end started with Korea scoring 28/30 while India managed a perfect 30. Another nine from Korea in the second trio of arrows helped extend its lead to five points to 175-170 after End 3. India scored 60/60 in the final end to ensure that Korea got no space to make its way back.
Moreover, India is assured of gold and silver medals in the Compound Men’s Individual event with World Champion Ojas and compatriot Abhishek set to meet summit clash. Earlier today, the women’s compound team of Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Aditi Gopichand Swami and Parneet Kaur bagged a gold medal.