Archery World Cup | Aman Saini beats Gilles Seywert in compound men’s event

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Archery World Cup | Aman Saini beats Gilles Seywert in compound men’s event

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SportsCafe Desk

07/04/2019

Indian archer Aman Saini has beaten Luxembourg's Gilles Seywert in the second round of the men’s compound event at the ongoing Archery World Cup in Berlin, Germany. Tarundeep Rai, on the other hand, lost in the second round of the recurve event against Italy's Amedeo Tonelli in the global event.

Aman Saini continued his good run at the fourth stage of the Archery World Cup in Berlin as he won the second round encounter against Luxembourg's Gilles Seywert. The Indian won by 145-142 in the men’s compound event to qualify for the third round where he will meet Croatian archer Domagoj Buden. 

Fellow Indian Bhagwan Das also won his second round clash against World No. 74 Limas Joakim 145-142. USA's Kris Schaff will be Das’ opponent in the next round of the tournament today.

In the women’s category, compound archer Raj Kaur got the better of Egypt's Nancy Elgibily 137-130. She will now take on Colombia's Sara Lopez in the second round of the tournament. Her compatriot Swati Dudhwal defeated Turkey's Gizem Elmaagacli by 136- 128 to march into the second round. However, Jyothi Surekha Vennam lost to New Zealand's Chloe Underdown by only a couple of points.

In the men’s recurve event, India’s ace archer Tarundeep Rai lost to Italy's Amedeo Tonelli by 4-6 in the second round. Meanwhile, in the women’s recurve archery, Deepika Kumari managed to beat Turkey's Gulnaz Coskun 6-2.

Scores:

Compound men

Aman Saini bt Luxembourg's Gilles Seywert 145 - 142, to meet Croatia's Domagoj Buden in third round on July 4.

Bhagwan Das bt Sweden's Limas Joakim 134- 132, to meet USA's Kris Schaff in third round on July 4.

Compound women

Raj Kaur bt Egypt's Nancy Elgibily 137 - 130, to meet Colombia's Sara Lopez in second round on July 4.

Swati Dudhwal bt Turkey's Gizem Elmaagacli 136- 128, to meet UK's Ella Gibson on July 4.

New Zealand's Chloe Underdown bt Jyothi Surekha Vennam 139- 137.

Muskan Kirar will meet Turkey's Ipek Tomruk on July 4.

Recurve men

Tarundeep Rai 6- 0 NZ David Velleman, Round 1

Atanu Das 2-6 USA Matthew Requa, Round 2

Tarundeep Rai 4-6 Italy Amedeo Tonelli, Round 2

Pravin Ramesh Jadhav bt Italian Federico Musolesi 6 - 2, to meet Korea's Bae Jaehyeon on July 4.

Atul Verma will meet Japan's Oniyama Naoya

Recurve women

Bari Komalika 3-7 Nakamura Miki in Round 2

Turkey's Gulnaz Coskun 2-6 Deepika Kumari in Round 2, to meet Elodie Kaczmareck

Turkey's Ezgi Basaran 3-7 Bombayla in Round 2, to meet Gabriela Bayardo

Madhu Vedwan 6 (9*)- 5 (9) Kristina Ustinova Russia, to meet Reena Parnat

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