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India vs Germany, Live commentary and updates, Compound Men's Team Bronze final, Archery World Cup Stage 4 Berlin

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 12, 2017 14:20 IST

Germany beat India 227-225 to take the bronze.


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India thus finish their World Cup Stage 4 campaign in Berlin empty-handed. This was the only competition in which they were aiming for a medal. Unfortunately, the Germans proved to be too good on home soil.

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And what a story this is for Germany! They were the lower seeds but they came up with the right composure, consistency and determination to see off the higher seeds at home and get the bronze!

14:17 (IST)12 AUG 2017

That's it! Germany WINS BRONZE!! They produce 55 in the fourth end and took their total score to 227.

Germany beats India 227-225.

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It's a 10 from Aman Saini and India total 56 in this end to finish the overall score at 225.

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Germany comes up with a 27.

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Indian archers begin the fourth and final end with a 28.

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So, Germany now has a THREE-point lead over India....172-169.

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The third end score has been revised and one of India's 8 has been revised to India wins the third end 58-57.

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And that also means that Germany still has a FOUR-point lead over India in the overall score...172-168.

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And Germany too comes up with this end finishes with the two teams at par.

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India finish the third end with 57. What can the Germans produce?

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Germany scores it is a 2-point lead for India in this end.

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India cannot falter now if they want to win the bronze and also hope that the Germans don't keep on being as flawless as they are now.

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It's a way better start to the third end...India come up with three brilliant 10s

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The total score is now 115-111 in favour of the home team.

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And with that, they edge India 58-54 to take the second end.

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Germany capitalize on this opportunity and come up with a total of 58 in the second end.

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India manage three 9s in the second is pouring now in Berlin

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Pressure now mounting on the Indians

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Germany scores 29 in the first half of the second end

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India finish with 27 in first half of the second end

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Aman Saini, however, falters a bit and he could manage only 7 after two 10s from his teammates.

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The second end starts....and Abhishek Verma displays his brilliance yet again! 10 it is!

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The conditions are difficult for both is cold and raining in Berlin.

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Once more, Germany too scores a total of 57 in the first end...the first end finishes with the two teams all level

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And with 29, India now have 57 in the first end.

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It's a 10 from India's Aman Saini...he makes up for the 8 he scored earlier!

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Interestingly, the Germans also come up with a 28

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India score a 28 in the first end!

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Abhishek Verma starts with a 10

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And we are under way!

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India face off against Germany in the bronze medal playoff at the Archery World Cup Final Stage 4, which is being held in Berlin. The Indian team will consist of ace archers Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini and Amanjeet Singh while forming the Germany team will be Henrik Hornung, Marchel Trachsel and Marcus Laube.

The Indian team starts as favourites in the event, given their higher seeding over their German opposition. In the first round, India recorded a comfortable win over Spain that saw the scoreline read 228-222. In the quarters, Sweden were defeated by a narrow two-point margin 231-229.

Up next were USA in the semifinals but despite their best efforts, the Indian side failed to trouble their opponents and lost the match 233-228. They trailed from the first end itself and were never threatening enough to overtake the American trio.

They play Germany now to see who will take the remaining place on the podium. Stay tuned to this space for the latest coverage!
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