Komalika Bari becomes recurve cadet world champion; India wins 2 gold, 1 bronze
India’s Komalika Bari became recurve cadet world champion at the World Archery Youth Championships in Madrid, Spain, today. She defeated higher-ranked Sonoda Waka of Japan 7-3 in the final and earn India’s second gold on the final day of the Championships.
India also won a gold in the compound junior mixed pair event yesterday and a bronze in the compound junior men’s team event on Friday.
India concluded their campaign with two gold and one bronze medal in their last event. The 17-year-old Komalika is now India’s second recurve cadet world champion (under-18) after Deepika Kumari who won the title in 2009.