AP CM felicitates Archer Jyoti Surekha
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AP CM felicitates Archer Jyoti Surekha

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Amaravati, Dec 31: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy felicitated Archer Vennam Jyothi Surekha, who had recently won the 21st Asian Archery Championship2019 in Bangkok and 50th World Championships-2019 in Netherlands this year.

The Archer, who was the Arjun Awardee, met the Chief Minister here on Tuesday along with her father Surendra and showed her medals. Mr Reddy wished her all the best for her future tournaments.

It may be mentioned here that Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam claimed the top honours in compound mixed pair event to fetch India's lone gold at the 21st Asian Archery Championship, with the country picking up seven medals in all in November.

The pair, Verma and Vennam, won the mixed pair gold by outwitting their Chinese Taipei opponents Yi-Hsuan Chen and Chieh-Luh Chen 158-151. India ended with one gold, two silver and four bronze medals.

The Vijayawada-based archer Jyothi made India proud, by winning two bronze medals at the 50th World Archery Championships in the Netherlands in June this year. Vennam won the bronze in the individual compound and compound women's categories. (UNI)

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