archery: Archery: Gold for Rakesh, mixed doubles pair of Harvinder and Pooja in world ranking event | More sports News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: India’s para-archer Rakesh Kumar stood on top of the podium in the Compound event while the pair of Harvinder Singh and Pooja also grabbed gold in the recurve mixed team event at the Fazza world ranking tournament in Dubai.
Rakesh defeated compatriot Shyam Sunder 143-135 in the final after his 143-138 semifinal win over Turkey’s Agyan.
Harvinder and Pooja got the better of No. 1-ranked team from Turkey.
Shyam Sunder and Jyoti Baliyan won silver in the Compound mixed team event. Both had won silver medals in the individual events as well.
As many as 70 archers from 11 nations are competing in this year’s championships, which has also marked the return of para-archery action after a year.

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