19-year-old Prathamesh beats world no.1 to win gold
19-year-old Prathamesh beats world no.1 to win gold: Ojas-Jyothi Surekha Vennam wins gold in the compound mixed team event at Shanghai World Cup
The golden run by India's compound archers continues. Young archers Prathamesh Javkar won gold in the individual and Ojas-Jyothi Surekha Vennam won gold in the mixed team event. Prathamesh stunned World No. 1 Mike Sholesar and won gold for the first time in the World Cup. The 19-year-old Prathamesh defeated Mike of the Netherlands 149-148.
Meanwhile, the mixed pair of Ojas and Jyoti Surekha Vennam defeated the top-seeded Korean pair. This is Ojas-Jyoti's second consecutive World Cup gold. Earlier, the pair had won gold at the World Cup Stage-1 in Antalya last month. Ojas-Jyoti beat Korea's Kim Jongho-Oh Yoohyun 156-155.
Jyoti has made a great start to the 2023 World Cup season. She has won three World Cup Golds. He also won gold in individual in Antalya. In this way, in the World Cup in 2023, she has won three gold medals so far. He is now eyeing a good performance in the World Archery Championships to be held in Berlin.