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Archery World Cup Stage 3 | Indian Archer Pair into the Finals | Confirm second medal for India

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Indian archers secured themselves a second medal in the Archery World Cup Stage 3 with the duo of Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam, who made it to the finals of the compound mixed team in Paris.

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The compound mixed pair of Verma and Jyothi defeated Estonia’s Robin Jaatma and Lisell Jaatma 156-151 in the semifinals.

A day after Deepika Kumari and Co. confirmed India’s first medal of the meet by reaching the final of the recurve women’s team event. 

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Jyothi Surekha, world No. 3 made a stunning comeback after more than seven months. Jyothi is also on the hunt for an individual medal. Lisell gave Jyothi a tough fight in the individual quarterfinals, but the Estonians pair fell behind early as the Indian pair had a perfect first round.

Maintaining their consistency, Verma and Jyothi led with five points in the third round, and later their rivals leveled it to 38-38 in the final set of arrows.

Archery World Cup Stage 3: The Indian duo will face fifth-seeded France in the final today

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In the shoot-off quarterfinals, the Indians faced a sturdy challenge from El Salvador’s Roberto Hernandez and Sofia Paiz.

Hitting an X at the most crucial time, they overcame the challenge from their 11 seeded opponents. This led to a victory in the shoot-off after their final scoreline read 155-155 (19-19).

Pairing for the first time, Tarundeep Rai and Ankita Bhakat made a first-round exit. The pair lost to the lower-ranked Kazakhstan 4-5 (34-36 37-33 37-35 35-36) (18-20) in a shootoff.

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