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Deepika Kumari wins bronze in Archery World Cup Finals in Samsun

Deepika Kumari wins bronze in Archery World Cup Finals in Samsun
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Indias Deepika Kumari held her nerves in an intriguing playoff to down Lisa Unruh and win the bronze medal in the Archery World Cup Finals in Samsun on Sunday

Turkey: India's Deepika Kumari held her nerves in an intriguing play-off to down Lisa Unruh and win the bronze medal in the Archery World Cup Finals in Samsun on Sunday.

Both the players were tied at 5-5 at the end of five sets, which necessitated a shoot-off.

Kumari and Unruh both shot 9 but Kumari won bronze because her arrow was closer to the centre.

This was Kumari's fifth World Cup Finals podium.

A draw would have been enough for Kumari to seal the issue in the fifth set, but in the absence of a coach the Indian struggled to keep pace.

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