#AsianGames2018: Both men and women's compound archery teams claim silver
Both the Indian men's and women's compound archery teams today won silver medals at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. It was a dramatic men's final in which India's team, comprising Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan, and Aman Saini, was a point ahead of South Korea at the end of the regulation four sets, yet lost to the Koreans. Here's what happened in the final.
India lost as Korea's 9 was revised later to 10
While India was leading, South Korea managed to log a point on review. One of the Korean team's 9s in the final set was deemed a 10 on revision leaving the two teams tied at 229-229. In the shoot-off, the Koreans managed one inner 10 (closest to bull's eye), a 10, and 9, compared to the two 10s and a 9 by the Indians.
Indian women had a nail-biting match with South Koreans, too
Earlier, the Indian women's team comprising Muskan Kirar, Madhumita Kumari, and Jyothi Surekha Vennam, lost 228-231 to South Korea. India was leading 59-57 after the first set before South Korea won the second set 58-56. The two teams were on an even keel in the third set scoring 58 points each, but India wilted under pressure losing 55-58 to end up second best.