Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepika Kumari, Pravin Jadhav Lose Quarter-Final Clash to An San, Kim Je Deok in Archery Mixed Team Event

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepika Kumari, Pravin Jadhav Lose Quarter-Final Clash to An San, Kim Je Deok in Archery Mixed Team Event

Tokyo, July 24: India’s mixed team of Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav on Saturday lost their quarter-final clash of the Archery Mixed Team event in the Olympics here at the Yumenoshima Final Field. South Korea’s An San and Kim Je Deok defeated the Indian pair 6-2 in the quarterfinals.

An San and Kim Je Deok displayed their A-game in the entire match, giving no respite to the Indian pair, and in the first two sets, the South Korean duo dominated. However, Deepika and Pravin staged a comeback in the third set, and they brought the scoreline to 4-2. In the fourth set, Deepika and Jadhav scored 33, but An San and Deok scored a total of 36, and as a result, they up winning the match.

Earlier on Saturday, the mixed team of Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav had booked their in the quarterfinals after defeating the duo of Lin Chia-En and Tang Chih-Chun in the pre-quarterfinals. 2020 Olympics Live Updates: Indian Boxer Krishan Yadav Falls Short In of 32.

Trailing 3-1 in the match, India made a stunning comeback to defeat 5-3. Needing a perfect 10 to seal the deal in the deciding set, Deepika stepped up to the occasion and she registered what was needed to hand a victory to Deepika and Pravin.

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