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Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Medal Winners of World Youth Archery Championship call on Sports Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore

Posted On: 12 OCT 2017 1:06PM by PIB Delhi

Medal Winners of World Youth Archery Championship called on Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore here today. The Indian Team won 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal in team events at the Championship which was held at Rosario, Argentina from 2 to 8 October 2017.

Congratulating the winners, Col. Rathore enquired the team members and their coaches about the overall performance of India in the championships and training given to players. He suggested that the players should adopt such events in Archery which will have better prospects at the international competitions especially in Olympics.

Indian Team comprising Ankita Bhakat and N. Jemson Singh won gold medal in Junior Recurve Mixed Team event, Silver Medal in Junior Men Recurve Team was won by the team comprising N. Jemson Singh, Atul Verma and Sukhmani Gajanan Babrekar and Bronze medal was won by Cadet Compound Girls Team comprising Khushboo Dhyala, Sanchita Tiwary and Divya Dhayal. India stood 7th in the overall medal tally at the Championship.

 

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