Twitter Celebrates India’s Double Silver in Archery at the Asiad

Asian Games 2018: Twitterati congratulated Indian men’s and women’s teams on their silver medals.

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Twitter Celebrates India’s Double Silver in Archery at the Asiad

India suffered two heart-breaking losses to South Korea in the men's and women's compound archery finals to settle for a silver each at the Asian Games in Indonesia on Tuesday, 28 August.

Both the finals were fiercely contested. While the women’s team faltered in the final set, the men could easily blame their luck after the match went into a shoot-off with scores in the fourth set tied at 229-229.

Defending champions India and Korea shot 29 each in the shoot-off, but the latter scraped though via a measured win, which implies shots closest to the bull's eye (inner 10).

All-in-all, two archery medals were still more than welcome for India after the disappointment in recurve category.

Many were quick to congratulate the teams for their feats on social media:

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