Indian ladies’s recurve workforce held its nerve to pip Mexico 5-4 (27-26) in an intriguing ultimate to seize a gold medal within the Archery World Cup Stage 1 right here on Sunday.
Locked 4-Four within the shoot-off, the Indian workforce comprising seasoned Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari shot 27 to edge out their Mexican rivals by one level and declare their first World Cup workforce gold after seven years.
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That is Deepika’s fifth World Cup stage occasion workforce gold medal.
Deepika confirmed utmost composure to drill an ideal 10 within the ultimate arrow of the shoot-off to place stress on the 2012 London Olympics silver medalist Aida Roman who wanted a 9 however solely to float away for a poor eight rating.
This was India’s fifth recurve ladies’s workforce gold in World Cup having gained in Shanghai- 2011, Medellin-2013, Wroclaw-2013 and 2014 beforehand.