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India wins gold at World Archery Youth Championships in Spain

India wins gold at World Archery Youth Championships in Spain

The Indian junior (U-21) mixed team of Markoo Raginee and Sukhbeer Singh won a gold medal in the World Archery Youth Championships 2019 in Madrid, Spain. The Indian pair beat their Swiss opponents. It was also India's first gold in this edition of the championships.

Also, India's Komalika Bari became recurve cadet world champion at the World Archery Youth Championships. She defeated higher-ranked Sonoda Waka of Japan in the final and earn India's second gold. The 17-year-old Komalika is now India's second recurve cadet world champion (under-18) after Deepika Kumari who won the title in 2009.

India concluded their campaign with two gold and one bronze medal in their last event. India also won a bronze in the compound junior men's team event.

About World Archery

The World Archery Federation is the governing body of the sport of archery. It is composed of 156 national federations and other archery associations, and is recognised by the International Olympic Committee.

It was founded on 04 September 1931. It is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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