Archery World Cup: Indian women outclass China to claim team gold

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Indian women’s archery team defeated China in the recurve event to claim the gold medal at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Medellin, Columbia on Sunday.

The team of Rimil Buriuly, L Bombayla Devi and Deepika Kumari outclassed the top seeded Chinese trio of Xu Jing, Cheng Ming and Cui Yuanyuan 201-186.

This is India’s first World Cup Women’s team gold since their triumph in Shanghai back in 2011.

Earlier, India clinched a bronze medal in the compound men`s team event to open their account in the Archery World Cup.