The results on Friday once again exposed India’s weakness against the mighty Koreans. India had also finished with seven medals in the last edition
Jyothi defeated 2015 world champion Kim Yunhee 148-143 in a lopsided semifinal, then sealed India's first gold with a win against Oh Yoohyun in a thriller by one point (146-145).
This was India's second medal of the Asian Archery Championships 2021 and also for Rishabh Yadav, who had bagged a team bronze along with Abhishek Verma and Aman Saini on Wednesday.
India's recurve men's and women's teams defeated Bangladesh and Vietnam respectively in the semifinals of Asian Archery Championships. The third Indian team to qualify for the final is the compound mixed pair who beat Kazakhstan.
Less than two months after finishing second at the Jamshedpur Senior Nationals, Mohit stepped up at the international level and stood on the verge of a dream Asian Championships medal.
Making his Asian Championships debut, the 19-year-old Yadav, who shot to prominence by bagging a bronze at the Youth World Championships earlier this year, scored 708 points to pip Verma by one point.
The 2022 Asian Games is slated in Hangzhou in China from September 10 to 25.
The Asian Archery Championship will be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from November 13 to 19. India will be going without Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das and Tarundeep Rai.
Deepika's childhood coach B Srinivas Rao was to join Yankton but the plan was changed at the last moment. Rao's absence also affected Deepika's show.
The two-day showpiece competition will also mark the return of the Indian duo who failed to make the cut to the Indian team for the just-concluded World Championships.
This is India's third silver medal in the World Championships after the mixed and women's teams also had to be contained with second-place finishes.
Both the Indian compound archery teams -- mixed and women's -- lost to Colombia in the World Cup finals in Yankton. Lone recurve archer Ankita Bahakat will compete on Sunday.
India have already confirmed two medals by entering the compound women and mixed finals slated in the early hours of Saturday.
The seventh-seeded Indian women’s team, comprising Priya Gurjar, Muskan Kirar and Jyothi Surekha defeated USA in a close battle in semis.
The women's team comprising Priya Gurjar, Muskan Kirar and Jyothi Surekha held their nerves in a close battle with Linda Ochoa-Anderson, Paige Pearce and Proctor.
Singh, however, rued his semifinal loss to world number 10 Kevin Mather of the USA 6-4 in an intense five-setter
An economics scholar from the Punjabi University, Patiala, Singh collected three shoot-off wins on the day starting with his triumphs in the opening rounds
Rakesh Kumar had near-perfect four ends, dropping just one point each enroute to totalling 144 out of a possible 150
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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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