The women recurve team comprising Deepika Kumari, L Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi is still in fray for a medal as they could make it to the semifinals.

Although they were thrashed 0-6 by favourites South Korea in the last four stage, the Indians now will be up against Japan in the bronze medal play-off match on Sunday.

The Indian trio, who blanked Uzbekistan 6-0 before
recording a close 5-4 win over Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinals earlier in the day, were proved to be no match to the Koreans, who won 6-0 (56-50 58-54 56-54) to book their final berth comfortably.

Unlike their female counterparts, it was curtains for the men's recurve team in the elimination round as they suffered a close 3-5 defeat against Hong Kong.

The India men's team comprising Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai and Jayanta Talukdar lost the deciding fourth set by a narrow margin of one point (52-53) to crash out of the event.

After losing the first set 53-54 to Chun Man Chui, Kar Wai Calvin Lee and Hing Kin Ma, the Indians won the second 54-42, while the third ended in a tie 54-54.

In the fourth, the 10 scored by Hong Kong archers on the first arrow proved decisive as they got the better of India by just one point in the end.

Meanwhile, Indian's campaign got over in the individual recurve events with Atanu, Deepika, Laxmirani and Jayanta all failing to make it to the medal rounds. While Atanu and Laxmirani managed to enter the quarterfinals, it was curtains for country's best medal bets -- Deepika and Jayanta -- in the elimination rounds.

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