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Indian Men’s and Women’s Compound Archery team win silver at the Asian Games

The Indian Men and Women’s Archery team won silver medals in the compound event, narrowly losing out to South Korea in both finals. The Indian Women’s team comprising Muskan Kirar, Madhumita Kumari and Jyothi Surekha Vennam, lost 228-231 to Korea. India were leading 59-57 after the first set but Korea won the second set 58-56. In the third set India lost under pressure losing 55-58. 

The men’s compound team also lost to South Korea narrowly and got the silver medal. The team comprising of Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini & Rajat Chauhan produced a spectacular performance. The two teams tied first at the end of four sets and then after the shootout. But it was by the virtue of hitting more perfectly at the bull’s eye that Korea won the gold medal.

About Poulomi Kundu

PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata. After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata. In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer. Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream. So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.

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