Asian Games bronze medallist, Vennam Jyothi Surekha was the only Indian to reach the quarters on a disappointing day for Indian archers at the Archery World Cup 2015 Stage 1, in Shanghai, on Thursday. In a closely-fought quarter-final, the young compound archer lost her match 143-144 to third seed Mat Salleh Fatin Nurfatehah of Malaysia.
India added two more medals on the concluding day of the Asia Cup Stage II in Bangkok by clinching the silver in women’s compound event and the bronze in the women’s recurve event. The women’s compound team led by Asian Games bronze medallist Vennam Jyothi Surekha were edged out by Philippines in a thrilling final.
Vennam Jyothi Surekha and Sanjay Boro continued the gold rush for India by clinching the yellow metal in the individual events at the Asia Cup Stage II in Bangkok on Friday. While Jyothi Surekha topped the women’s compound event, Sanjay Boro finished first in the men’s recurve category. This was the second gold for Sanjay
India opened their medal tally with a gold and a silver at the Asia Cup Stage II in Bangkok on Thursday. The recurve mixed team of Sanjay Boro and Madhu Vedwan struck gold as they upset top-seeded Indonesia in a shootoff. In compound mixed team competition, the Indian duo of Vennam Jyothi Surekha and Vikas
Indian archers kept their medal hopes alive with Asian Games bronze medallist Vennam Jyothi Surekha qualifying in second place in women’s compound category at the 2015 Asia Cup Stage II held at Bangkok on Wednesday. Apart from Jyothi Surekha, the other compound archers who did well in the ranking round are Vikas Rajan and Ajay
I would like to dedicate my success to my mother because she’s been my constant strength and moral support throughout the years. She was the one who introduced me to the archery club where I got my first training. She went against all odds in helping me purchase equipment. Even when I had to shift my base from West Bengal to Punjab, my mother never stopped motivating me and always encouraged me to give my best.
The Indian archers gave a good account of themselves in the National Archery Meet. Also the event provided a good platform for youngsters like Vakil Raj Dindor to display their temperament.
The Indian men’s team of Abhishek Verma, Sandeep Kumar and Rajat Chauhan had to overcome several odds to reach this stage and it is heartening to see their success on the biggest stage for Compound Archery. The temperament and chutzpah displayed by these youngsters in the finals, unnerved the champions, South Korea and helped India win a gold.
India wrote a golden chapter of her wrestling history as Yogeshwar Dutt brought home India’s fourth gold medal from the Incheon Asian Games. Khushbir Kaur too added her own name to the records by clinching India’s first ever walking medal by a woman at the Asian Games. With more medals from athletics and tennis, India
Day 8 of the Incheon Asian Games turned out to be the most successful and glittering day of the competition for India so far. Archery and squash brought two gold medals on a day of medal rush. Shooting chipped in with a bronze. There were more medals in wrestling, archery, athletics as well as shooting