Atul Verma Wins Bronze in Archery at Youth Olympic Games

Updated: 26 August 2014 17:52 IST

Atul Verma beat Mete Gazoz of Turkey 6-4 (29-28, 30-29, 27-27, 29-30, 29-29) in a closely-fought bronze medal match.

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A representational photo of the sport of archery.

India's Atul Verma won a bronze in the men's individual recurve archery event in the second Youth Olympic Games here on Tuesday.

Verma beat Mete Gazoz of Turkey 6-4 (29-28, 30-29, 27-27, 29-30, 29-29) in a closely-fought bronze medal match.

Earlier in the day, Verma had beaten Hiroki Muto of Japan 6-4 in the quarterfinals before losing to Marcus D'Almeida of Brazil 4-6 in the semifinals.

This is the second medal for India in the Games after weightlifter Ragala Venkat Rahul bagged a silver last Thursday.

In wrestling, Reshma Anil Mane finished fifth in women's freestyle 60kg.

Topics : Archery
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