Tokyo Paralympics 2021: India’s archery mixed team of Rakesh, Jyoti bow out of Tokyo Games

Tokyo Paralympics 2021: India's archery mixed team of Rakesh, Jyoti bow out of Tokyo Games
Tokyo Paralympics 2021: India's archery mixed team of Rakesh, Jyoti bow out of Tokyo Games

Tokyo Paralympics 2021: India’s archery mixed team of Rakesh, Jyoti bow out of Tokyo Games: India’s mixed team of Rakesh Kumar and Jyoti Balyan on Sunday crashed out of ongoing Tokyo Paralympics after losing to Oznur Cure and Bulent Korkmaz of Turkey in the Compound Archery Mixed Team event.

The Indian duo lost the quarter-final clash 153-151 to bow out of the showpiece event.

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Tokyo Paralympics 2021: India’s archery mixed team of Rakesh, Jyoti bow out of Tokyo Games

India got off to a bad start as the Turkish side won the first set 37-34. Rakesh and Jyoti again fell short as Cure and Korkmaz clinched the second essay to maintain the lead.

The Turkish pair then continued their fine form and clinched the third set with a cumulative score of 114-112.

In the fourth set, the Indian team came back strongly but failed to clinch the match as both sides registered a perfect shot in the final attempt.

Tokyo Paralympics 2021: India’s archery mixed team of Rakesh, Jyoti bow out of Tokyo Games

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