Indian archer Prathamesh Jawkar wins silver medal in 2023 Archery World Cup debut

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Indian compound archer Prathamesh Jawkar won a silver medal in his first appearance at the 2023 Archery World Cup Final in Hermosillo, Mexico.

An Overview of the News

  • Jawkar defeated world number one Mike Schloesser for the second time in four months.

  • In the final, Javkar faced Denmark's Mathias Fullerton, resulting in a 148–148 tie. Fullerton won the gold medal by the slimmest of margins.

  • Another Indian archer Abhishek Verma lost to Mike Schloesser in the match (150-149).

About Archery World Cup

  • It is an event organized by the World Archery Federation.

  • It started in 2006 and has a unique competition format.

  • Archers compete in four stages held in different countries.

  • The top eight archers in each category (increased from four archers between 2006 and 2009) advance to the Archery World Cup Final.

  • The World Cup has been broadcast live on Eurosport since 2013 and The event is sponsored by Kia and Longines.

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