Thursday, May 23, 2024

Asian Games: Jyoti Vennam bags gold in archery compound women’s individual event

India’s Jyoti Surekha Vennam won gold in the archery women’s individual compound event to give India its 23rd gold at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou on Saturday.

This is India’s record 10th medal in archery, the country’s best-ever performance at the Asian Games. In the Incheon edition in 2014, India won one gold, one silver, and one bronze medal.

With this, Jyothi has won a total of 3 Gold medal at Asian Games.

India is gradually closing in on the 100 mark on the medals tally.

India continues to stay in fourth place with 23 gold, 34 silver and 40 bronze for a total of 97 medals.

The day’s first medal was a bronze to Aditi Gopichand Swami in the Women’s Individual Compound Archery. She beat Indonesia’s Ratih Fadhly in the Bronze Medal match 146-140.

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