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
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.