Indians dominate qualifiers

Updated on May 22, 2009 12:29 AM IST

The 16-member Indian archery contingent made a clean sweep by occupying the top position in all the four categories — recurve men and women and compound men and women — on the opening day of the second Asian GP in Tehran on Wednesday.

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Hindustan Times | By, Kolkata

The 16-member Indian archery contingent made a clean sweep by occupying the top position in all the four categories — recurve men and women and compound men and women — on the opening day of the second Asian GP in Tehran on Wednesday.

The men's recurve team of M.R. Tirkey, Tarundeep Rai and Kapil drew 1967 points to take the first place. The women's trio of Reena Kumari (641), V. Pranitha (619) and Punya Prabha (613) took India to a total of 1873 for the top spot. In the men's compound section, M. Chinglensana Luwang (686), L. Haridas Singh (683) and Amrinder Singh (674) guided India to the top with 2043 points. In the women's section, Manjudha Soy (658), Vrushali Gorle (638) and Sakro Besra (637)shot a total of 1933 points to take the pole.

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