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Ojas Deotale & Jyothi Surekha Vennam Shine with Hat-trick of Gold Medals at Asian Games

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Indian archers, Ojas Deotale and Jyothi Surekha Vennam achieved a remarkable feat by securing three gold medals at the 19th Asian Games on Saturday. Adding to India’s archery success, Aditi Swami clinched a bronze and Abhishek Verma earned a silver, contributing to a historic total of nine medals for Indian archers at the Asian Games.

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India achieved its previous highest medal count at the Incheon 2014 Asian Games, securing a total of three medals.

Aditi, the reigning world champion, gave India an unprecedented ninth archery medal at these Games. She convincingly defeated Indonesia’s Ratih Zilizati Fadhly in a one-sided bronze play-off.

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Despite not performing at her peak, the 17-year-old Indian, who recently won the World Championship title in Berlin, dropped four points. Nevertheless, her performance remained strong, resulting in a 146-140 victory.

Jyothi, who had already claimed gold in the mixed pair and women’s team events, achieved a remarkable hat-trick by staging a comeback and defeating her formidable South Korean opponent So Chaewon with a score of 149-145.

Deotale, who secured the Worlds title at Berlin, displayed exceptional precision, only dropping a single point as he dominated his 34-year-old opponent with a score of 149-147.

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