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