Kolkata: Indian archers produced an
impressive performance, winning six medals, including two
gold, at the 16th Asian Championship in Indonesia.
Indian men`s compound team of Chinna Raju Srither, I R
Sanam and Ratan Singh won gold. Sanam then added another gold
by winning the compound individual title at the tournament
that concluded yesterday.
The recurve men`s team of Mangal Singh, Jayanta Talukdar
and Rahul Banerjee won a silver, while the women trio of Jhanu
Hansdah, Namita Yadav and Manjudha Soy finished second in
compound team event.
Olympian Talukdar and Manjudha bagged bronze in
individual recurve and compound categories respectively.
Archery Association of India President Vijay Kumar
Malhotra welcomed the Indian contingent on their arrival at
the Netaji Subhash Chanrda Bose International Airport here, an
AAI release said.