History Created: Indian Women's Compound Archery Team Earns World No. 1 Spot

Indian team grabbed the number 1 spot after they recently shocked tournament favourites Chinese Taipei at the 2018 archery World Cup in Berlin

Indian women’s compound archery team made their maiden entry into record books recently as they achieved the top spot in the world rankings.  The team, which comprises of V Jyothi Surekha, Trisha Deb, P Lily Chanu, Muskan Kirar, Divya Dhayal, and Madhumita, jumped to the top rank from the fifth position.

The Indian team stands on three hundred and forty-two points (342.600), six points ahead of Chinese Taipei in second place.

The team grabbed the pole position after they won the silver medal at the 2018 archery World Cup in Berlin.

Archery Association of India took to Twitter to announce this news and congratulated the team for their achievement.


The Indian team, however, missed the gold in the finals after they, unfortunately, lost the game by one point. The Indian team lost to France with a score of 229-228.

Earlier, The Indian team edged past Great Britain 224-223 in the preliminary round, outclassed the US 232-228 and stunned top-seed Turkey 231-228 to book a place in the final.