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Indian women ensure recurve sweep

Indian girls monopolised the last-four spots in the recurve division but could manage just one semifinalist in the compound section of the International archery test event for the Commonwealth Games at the Yamuna Sports Complex here on Wednesday.

Chekrovolu used her experience to bounce back and down Dola Banerjee 4-2, the scores being 47-56, 52-50, 54-41 in the best-of-three match format.

In men's recurve, favourite Tarundeep Rai needed a tie-breaker to overpower Atanu Das 4-3. Similarly, in the men's compound, Chinnaraju Srither got past Paltan Hansda 4-3, after scoring a 10 against his rival's 9. India captured three semifinal spots in this section.

The results (Quarterfinals, Indians unless stated): Men: Recurve (Individual): Tarundeep Rai bt Atanu Das 4-3; Chu Sian Cheng (Mas) bt Mangal Singh Champia 4-0; Kapil bt Thupuvoyi Swuro 4-0; Rahul Banerjee bt Simon Stuart Needham (Sco) 4-0; Team: England beat Wales 199-169; Scotland beat Jersey 207-185.

Compound (Individual): Chinnaraju Srither bt Palton Hansda 4-3; Chungda Sherpa bt Jayantilal Nanoma 5-1; Muhammad Zaki Mahazan (Mas) bt Mark St. John Franklin (Eng) 4-2; Isaiad Rajendra Sanam bt James Donald Forbes (Eng) 4-2; Team: Wales bt Scotland 213-207.

Women: Recurve (Individual): Sushma bt Louise Emma Colville (Eng) 4-2; Deepika Kumari bt Bombayala Devi Laishram 4-0; Chekruvolu Swuro bt Dola Banerjee 4-2; Pranitha Vardhineni bt Laxmi Rani Majhi 5-1; Team: Singapore bt England 178-173.

Compound (Individual): Tracey McGowan (Sco) bt Nicola Jane Hunt (Eng) 4-0; Lucy Marie O'Sullivan (Jer) bt Nor Hayati Al-Madihah (Mas) 4-2; Gagandeep Kaur bt Jhanu Hansdah 5-1; Nichola Rae Simpson (Eng) bt Claudine Gabrielle Jennings (Sco) 4-0; Team: Malaysia bt New Zealand 209-207.

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