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Indian team reached the final of World Cup Stage-3 by defeating Turkey, will clash with Taiwan for gold

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The Indian women’s recurve archery team has reached the final of the ongoing World Cup Stage 3 in Paris. The Indian trio of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhagat and Simranjit Kaur defeated Turkey’s Gulnaz Koskun, Ejagi Basaran and Yasmin Angoz 5-3 in the semi-finals.

The Indian women’s recurve archery team has reached the final of the ongoing World Cup Stage 3 in Paris. The Indian trio of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhagat and Simranjit Kaur defeated Turkey’s Gulnaz Koskun, Ejagi Basaran and Yasmin Angoz 5-3 in the semi-finals.

India will face Taiwan in the gold medal match. The Indian women’s team won the gold medal in this event last year. Turkey’s team reached the last four after defeating gold medal contenders South Korea in the quarter-finals. The final will be played on Sunday.

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Starting with a weak performance in qualifying, the Indian women’s team performed poorly in the qualifying round. Due to this the team got the 13th seed. India faced Ukraine in the first round. In this match, India won 5-1 in a one-sided fashion. In the first two sets, India won 57-53 and 57-54. The third set ended in a draw of 55-55. Two points are awarded for winning a set. At the same time, if the sets are equal, both the teams get 1 point each. Thus, after three sets, India won 5-1.

Defeated Britain in the quarter-finals India faced the challenge of Britain in the quarter-finals. The Indian team defeated Britain 6-0 even more easily. The Indian trio won the first set 59-51, the second set also 59-51 and the third set 58-50.

Turkey did a tough fight In the semi-final against Turkey, the Indian team won the first set 56-51. In the second set too, the Indian team won 57-56. Even if the third set was tied, the Indian team’s entry into the final would have been decided, but Turkey made a strong comeback and won it 55-54. In the fourth set, both the teams were tied 55-55 and with this India won the match 5-3.

India’s men’s team India were disappointed in the men’s team event, losing in the first round itself. The eighth seeded trio of experienced Tarundeep Rai, Jayant Talukdar and Praveen Jadhav lost to Switzerland in the first round itself. Switzerland won the match 5-4.

Archery World Cup is held in four stages Archery World Cup is organized every year in four different cities of the world in four stages. Stage-3 matches are currently being held in Paris. Apart from this, there is also a World Cup Finals at the end of the year. In this, the archers who perform well in the first four stages get a chance.

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