Jyothi wins first ever particular person gold in occasion, baggage combined title with Ojas too



Jyothi Surekha Vennam capped a shocking week in Turkey together with her first ever particular person gold medal at a World Cup Stage. She defeated Colombian legend Sara Lopez within the last on Saturday, capturing an outstanding 149 out of 150 on Saturday to clinch the gold medal and seal a spot within the season finale.

Earlier within the day, the Indians gained their first medal on the Antalya Archery World Cup 2023 stage 1 when Jyothi and Ojas Pravin Deotale gained gold within the combined group compound occasion.

Jyothi and Ojas dominated the ultimate towards Chinese language Taipei’s Chen Yi-Hsuan and Chen Chieh-Lun, capturing an ideal 40 in three of the 4 ends and almost breaking the world report.

From their 16 arrows, the Indian pair shot 15 10s, together with 12 perfects Xs, and one 9 to win 159-154.

Jyothi and Ojas took a useful lead after the primary two ends with similar 40-38 scores and shared the third finish with the Chinese language Taipei pair 40-40.

With the gold medal all however secured, Ojas shot a 9 together with his last arrow because the pair fell agonisingly in need of the world report set by South Korea’s So Chaeowon and Kim Jongho on the identical match in 2018.

The South Korean pair’s world report rating of an ideal 160 contains eight Xs. Had Ojas shot a ten, the Indian pair would have smashed the report having shot an astonishing 12 Xs from their 16 arrows.

A shocking week for Jyothi

The week resulted in good vogue for Jyothi as she climbed the highest of the rostrum with two big wins within the particular person occasion. Within the semifinal, she defeated Nice Britain’s Ella Gibson.

Gibson is the world No 1 in compound archery and had crushed Jyothi to win gold on the Paris World Cup stage 3 final 12 months. However the Indian obtained the higher of her opponent on Saturday, profitable 148-146. She stepped it up a notch within the last towards the legendary Lopez, capturing 149 and profitable by three factors.

Earlier within the week, Jyothi had equalled Lopez’s qualification world report by capturing 713 out of 720.

With this win, she is assured a spot within the season-ending World Cup Ultimate in September as a stage winner.

Jyothi’s run to the gold medal

Part Opponent (Nation) Rating
1/32 ¬†HASLER Myriam¬†¬†SUI¬†–¬†Switzerland 145-137
1/16 ¬†LUTZ Danelle¬†¬†USA¬†–¬†USA 145-141
1/8 ¬†HERN√ĀNDEZ JEON Ana Sof√≠a¬†¬†MEX¬†–¬†Mexico 145-138
1/4 ¬†GELLENTHIEN Tanja¬†¬†DEN¬†–¬†Denmark 147-142
1/2 ¬†GIBSON Ella¬†¬†GBR¬†–¬†Nice Britain 148-146
Gold ¬†LOPEZ Sara¬†¬†COL¬†–¬†Colombia 149-146
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World Cup season

Occasion Dates Metropolis Nation
Stage 1 18-23¬†April Antalya ¬†T√ľrkiye
Stage 2 16-21 Could Shanghai  China
Stage 3 13-18 June Medellin  Colombia
Stage 4 15-20 August Paris  France
Ultimate 9-10 September Hermosillo  Mexico



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