Deepika keeps India's gold hopes alive


According to information received here, India are also in fray for four bronze medals in the individual and team events.

Continuing her fine run, Deepika defeated top seed South Korean Jeon Hun Young, 112-108 to set up the title-clash with tenth seed Russian Sayana Tsyrempilova.

In the men’s cadet recurve, seventh-seeded Sanjay Boro registered a narrow 112-101 win against 18th ranked Turk Osman Eskici and faced third-seeded Min Taehong of South Korea in the semifinals.  In the semifinals, Boro lost 106-117 to the South Korean and will face 29th-ranked Hector Antonio Smith of Mexico for the bronze medal.

In the team section, Boro, Mangal Ho and Parashan Nath, seeded fourth, will play for the bronze medal against sixth-seeded Italy team, who went down 209-224 to top seed South Korea in the semifinal.

Indians also have a chance to win bronze medals in the cadet compound men and women’s team event. The team of Sudhakar Kumar Paswan, Ritul Chatterjee and Abhyudaya Srinet will take on top seed US while women’s team comprising Sarikonda Jayalakshmi, Prerna Bhagat and Nilam Kumari will take on third-seeded Russia.

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