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SSCB leads medal tally in Junior National Archery

Kokrajhar (Assam): Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) was leading the medals` tally with five gold and two bronze medals in the 36th Junior National Archery Championship here on Tuesday.

Punjab was at the second position with three gold, one silver and a bronze medal while hosts Assam was third with two gold, seven silver and two bronze medals.

Among the gold medal winners, Raj Govind Swansi of SSCB had the highest haul of three medals in the 90m, 70m and 30m boys recurve event.

The other gold winners in the boys category included Abhishek Singh of Uttar Pradesh in the 40m, Mohit of Punjab in 30m, Ranjit Naik of Odisha in 50m and Ch Jigna of SSCB in 50+50 metres compound events.

In the girls` category, gold medal winners included Gahela Boro of Assam in 40m and Maneesha M B of Kerala (30m).

In the recurve events, Madhu of Punjab won two gold -- 70m and 50 m, Himani Boro of Assam in 60m and Padyawati Sardar of Jharkhand in 30m while in compound 50+50m Dudhwal Swati of Rajasthan captured a gold.

The four-day tournament has been organised by Kokrajhar District Sports Association under the aegis of Archery Association of Assam and will conclude tomorrow.

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