Komalika Bari of India became the recurve cadet world champion at the World Archery Youth Championships that were held in Madrid, Spain. Bari, who hails from Jharkhand overcame higher-ranked Sonoda Waka of Japan 7-3 in the final to earn India’s second gold in the Championships. Besides the gold won by Bari India won a gold in the compound junior mixed pair event on August 24 and a bronze in the compound junior men’s team event on August 23.
Hence India’s medal tally stood at two gold and one bronze medal in the championship. Komalika, 17-year-old Komalika is India’s second recurve cadet world champion in the under-18 category, the first was Deepika Kumari who won the title in 2009.