India’s men’s compound team of Abhishek Verma, Ojas Deotale, and Prathamesh Jawkar secured another archery gold medal after its 235-230 win against South Korea in the Asian Games on Thursday.
During the Asian Games on Thursday, India’s men’s compound team comprising Abhishek Verma, Ojas Deotale, and Prathamesh Jawkar clinched another archery gold medal by defeating South Korea with a score of 235-230. Despite South Korea’s initial lead of 58-55 with five nine-pointers, India made a stunning comeback to secure the victory.
India was the first to go ahead, leading 58-55 courtesy of five nine-pointers by South Korea. The Koreans again missed a 10 in the early shots of End 2 to go another point behind. The Indian team, in the other end, continued striking the inner circle.
In the archery competition’s second round, Jawkar scored an eight due to a mistake. Nonetheless, India was still leading with a score of 116-114. As the third round began, Korea scored 28 out of 30. Despite this, India responded with a perfect score of 30. In the second set of arrows, Korea scored a nine, leading them to extend their lead to 175-170 after the third round.
India scored 60/60 in the final end to ensure that Korea got no space to make its way back