Iran’s Ebadi wins gold at Asia Cup archery meet

July 8, 2017 - 18:17

Esmaeil Ebadi from Iran claimed a gold medal at the 2017 Asia Cup-World Ranking Tournament- Stage III which is being held at the National Taiwan Sports University in Taiwan on Saturday.

Ebadi defeated Malaysian archer Kin Lip Lee 148-141 in the men’s compound.

The bronze medal went to Hsiang-Hsuan Chen from Chinese Taipei who defeated Ruslan Zulfadhli from Malaysia. 

In the women’s compound, Iran’s Fereshteh Ghorbani claimed a silver medal after being defeated against Indian Divya Dhayal in the final match.

Iran grabbed a bronze medal in the compound women team as well.

The Iranian team consists of Fereshteh Ghorbani, Parisa Baratchi and Afsaneh Shafiei beat Malaysia 224-223 in the bronze medal match.

The gold medal went to Chinese Taipei who defeated India in the final match.

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