Archery World Cup | Ojas and Jyoti beat strong Korean team to win second consecutive gold in World Cup

SHANGHAI: India’s mixed team pair of Ojas Deotale and Jyothi Surekha Vennam continued their talismanic run to clinch their second consecutive Archery World Cup title by defeating a formidable Korean team here on Saturday. Won Gold Medal. The Indian pair had also won the gold medal in the first edition of the World Cup in Antalya. They continued their impressive run in the second leg as well, defeating the top seeded Korean pair 156-155. The Indian pair and the experienced Korean pair of Kim Jongho and Oh Yeohyun shot identical 39 points in the first three legs. In the fourth and final leg, however, the Korean team came under pressure and could only manage 38 points, while the Indian pair again shot 39 to claim their second successive gold medal. Also read Jyoti after winning the gold medal, “Our coordination and shooting process was excellent throughout the World Cup. Even in the final, we just focused on hitting the right targets.” Jyoti had made an early exit in the individual category here but before that she had also won gold in the individual category in Antalya. In this way, in the World Cup in 2023, she has won three gold medals so far. He is now eyeing a good performance in the World Archery Championships to be held in Berlin. The archer, who hails from Vijayawada, said, “The World Championship is a very important competition for us and winning the gold medal here has boosted our morale. We will try to maintain this rhythm of ours. (agency)

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