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World Archery Youth Championships 2023: India Secures Impressive Medal Haul

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Indian archers made their mark at the World Archery Youth Championships 2023 held in Limerick, Ireland from July 3rd to 9th, bagging a total of 11 medals (6 Gold). The 24-member Indian contingent showcased their skills, claiming an impressive haul of six gold, one silver, and four bronze medals.

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The championship featured events for men’s and women’s recurve and compound archers in the under-21 and under-18 age categories. The University of Limerick served as the venue for both individual and team events. India had a strong representation with 12 archers each in the U21 and U18 age groups.

Out of the 11 medals won by India, the U21 category accounted for six, including four gold and two bronze. The remaining five medals were claimed in the U18 category, comprising two gold, one silver, and two bronze.

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The leadership of compound archer Priyansh played a vital role in India’s success. Priyansh clinched the individual gold medal in the men’s event and teamed up with Avneet Kaur to secure another gold in the mixed team event for the U21 squad.

In the U18 category, 17-year-old compound archer Aditi Gopichand Swami emerged as a standout performer. Aditi claimed the individual gold medal and, along with teammates Aishwarya Sharma and Ekta Rani, topped the podium in the women’s team event.

The previous edition of the World Archery Youth Championships, held in 2021 in Wroclaw, Poland, witnessed India’s exceptional performance with 15 medals, including eight golds.

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With 518 archers from 58 countries participating in individual and team events, the World Archery Youth Championships 2023 proved to be a fiercely competitive and prestigious platform for young archers to showcase their talents.

World Archery Youth Championships 2023 U21 Medal Winners

Archer Event Medal
Priyansh Compound men’s individual Gold
Parth Salunkhe Recurve men’s individual Gold
Avneet Kaur and Priyansh Compound mixed team Gold
Avneet Kaur, Parneet Kaur and Pragati Compound women’s team Gold
Parth Salunkhe and Ridhi Recurve mixed team Bronze
Bhajan Kaur Recurve women’s individual Bronze

World Archery Youth Championships 2023 U18 Medal Winners

Archer Event Medal
Aishwarya Sharma, Aditi Gopichand Swami and Ekta Rani Compound women’s team Gold
Aditi Gopichand Swami Compound women individual Gold
Manav Ganeshrao Jadhao, Pawan Gat and Ganesh Mani Ratnam Compound men’s team Silver
Aishwarya Sharma and Manav Ganeshrao Jadhao Compound mixed team Bronze
Ujjwal Dhama, Goldi Mishra and Agastay Singh Recurve men’s team Bronze

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