The 2019 World Archery Youth Championships took place from 19-25 August 2019 in Madrid, Spain. India had totally won 2 golds and 1 bronze in this recently concluded championship.
Gold to India:
i.Raginee Markoo and Singh Sukhbeer won India’s first gold medal by beating Switzerland’s Janine Hunsperger and Andrea Vallaro, 152-147, to win India’s first compound junior mixed teamgold medal at the Madrid. Switzerland’s silver medal is the first podium finish at a world championship since 2006.
ii.The second gold to india was earned by Komalika Bari, becoming therecurve cadet world champion at the World Archery Youth Championship by defeating higher-ranked Sonoda Waka of Japan 7-3 in the final. The bronze medal was won by Jang Mi of Republic of Korea.
Komalika Bari: Jamshedpur-born Tata Archery Academy cadet, Komalika(17 years) ranks second in the recurve cadet of India’s world champion (under-18) category after Deepika Kumari who won the title in 2009.
i.India clinched the bronze medal in the compound junior men’s teamevent by beating Colombia in the play-offs. The trio Sangampreet Bisla, Sanjay Phadtare including gold medalist Singh Sukhbeer,defeated Colombia’s Singh Mejia, Felipe Zuluage and Manuel Toro Vasquez with a score of 234-231.
|Recurve Cadet-Women||Komalika Bari||Gold|
|Compound junior mixed team||Raginee Markoo and Singh Sukhbeer||Gold|
|Compound junior men’s team||Sangampreet Bisla, Sanjay Phadtare and Singh Sukhbeer||Bronze|