Komalika Bari has become recurve cadet world champion ensuring India clinch second gold on the final day of the World Archery Youth Championships in Madrid. The 17-year-old Jharkhand girl defeated higher-ranked Sonoda Waka of Japan on Sunday.
Komalika showed great composure to take a 4-0 lead and went on to finish the contest 7-3. Following the win, she became India’s second recurve cadet (Under-18) world champion after archer Deepika Kumari won the title in 2009.
India also won a gold medal in the compound junior mixed pair event on Sunday and had clinched a bronze in the compound junior men’s team event on Friday.