World Archery Youth C’Ship: Komalika Bari becomes junior recurve world champion – Komalika Bari became the new under-21 recurve world champion at the Youth World Championships in Wroclaw on Sunday. India’s Junior recurve archers also bagged gold in the men’s and the mixed team event.
Komalika Bari 🇮🇳 is the new under-21 recurve world champion! 🥇👏 pic.twitter.com/CRx8reovHK
— World Archery (@worldarchery) August 15, 2021
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World Archery Youth C’Ship: In the U21 men’s recurve team final the Indian team of Dhiraj Bommadevara, Aditya Choudhary, and Parth Sushant Salunkhe clinched the gold medal in a very exciting fashion. Indian trio came from behind to clinch the 5-3 win against Spain. Parth Salunkhe later joined Komalika Bari in the mixed team event, to capture another gold for India. The duo produced a brilliant comeback against the Spanish duo to win 5-3 after being down 2-0 in the match.
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Earlier in the under-21 women’s team bronze medal match, the trio of Komalika Bari, Tanisha Verma, and Tisha Punia lost 1-5 against Ukraine in what was India’s first loss of the day.
World Archery Youth C’Ship: Komalika Bari then grabbed her second gold of the day in the women’s individual event after defeating Canales Elia of Spain by 7-3 in the final. She became the second Indian woman after Deepika Kumari to claim both the U-21 World Championship and the U-18 title. The cadet title was won by Bari in Madrid in 2019.
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Earlier, in the U18 men’s recurve team final, top seeds Bishal Changmai, Vickey Ruhal, Amit Kumar edged the team from France in a tight final. Indians see off the French team by 5-3.
World Archery Youth C’Ship: Changmai later joined Tamnna in the mixed team event final where the Indians defeated Japan very comfortably by 6-2 for the second recurve gold medal of the day.