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Youngest Champion, Aditi Swami Wins Gold at World Archery Championships

Utkarsh Classes 05-08-2023
Youngest Champion, Aditi Swami Wins Gold at World Archery Championships Sport 2 min read

17 year old Aditi Gopichand Swami became the youngest archer to win a gold medal at an individual event at the World Archery Championships.  She defeated Andrea Becerra of Mexico in the final played in Berlin,Germany on 5th  August 2023. 

Aditi Gopichand Swami is currently U18 world champion and world record holder.

India finished the World Archery Championship 2023 with four medals- three golds and one bronze .

Before the start of the Berlin event India had won a total of 11 medals- 9 silver and 2 bronze at the World Archery Championships.

Other Medal winners for India  

  • Ojas Pravin Deotale defeated Poland’s Lukasz Przybylski in the men’s   individual compound event to win gold. He became the first Indian male archer to win a gold medal at the world championships.

  • Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Parneet Kaur and Aditi Gopichand Swami  won the first  ever gold medal  for India in the World Archery Championship. They won the gold medal in  the women's compound team event.

  • Jyothi Surekha Vennam  won the bronze medal in women's individual compound event .

The 2023 World Archery Championships was  held from 31 July to 6 August 2023 in Berlin, Germany . The event was  also a qualification event for the 2024 Summer Olympics  to be held in Paris, France.

The World Archery Championships is  organised by the World Archery Federation every two years .

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