Surekha bags gold

Published: 25th February 2013 01:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th February 2013 01:58 PM   |  A+A-


State girl Jyothi Surekha defeated Lily Chanu of Manipur in the compound final 138-135 to claim gold in the 1st National Ranking Archery tournament at the Gachibowli Stadium here on Sunday.

Parveena of Punjab downed Bihar’s Anjali Kumari 137.9-137.8 in the bronze medal tie. Services archer Chittibomma Jignas won a silver in the men’s compound event. In the final, Jignas lost to Sandeep Kumar 145-142.

In the men’s recurve event, Rahul Banerjee emerges winner.

Results: Recurve (men): 1. Rahul Banerjee (RSPB), 2. Binod Swansi (SPSB), 3. MR Tirkey (WB). Women: 1. Bombayla Devi (Mnp), 2. Deepika Kumari (SPSB), 3. Rimil Buriuly (RSPB). Compound (men): 1. Sandeep Kumar (MP), 2. Ch Jignas (SSCB), 3. Abhishek Verma. Women: 1. Jyothi Surekha, 2. Lily Chanu (Mnp), 3. Parveena (Pun).

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