India took two bronze medals today at the Archery World Cup ©World Archery

India claimed two recurve team bronze medals at the Archery World Cup in Paris, which is also serving as a test event for the 2024 Olympic Games, while South Korea and Chinese Taipei qualified outfits for gold medal matches.

The recurve men's team of Dhiraj Bommadevara, Atanu Das, and Tushar Prabhakar Shelke were the first to seal their place on the podium as they came from behind to beat Spanish trio Pablo Acha, Yun Sanchez, and Andres Temino 6-2.

The Spaniards had got the better of fourth seeds the United States en route to the final four but they were unable to repeat the feat against India in the French capital.

The result represents India's third men's World Cup recurve team medal this year, with coach Sergio Pagni being credited for the success.

"He's the finest coach, I have seen," said Das.

"[He's teaching us] how the mindset works, how archers should shoot in tournaments and in practice, how can we train and get better day by day.

"It's a perfect example for a good archer because he was an archer too.

"Our Government is supporting us very well at the grassroot level, until the elite level all the way.

"The Government support is very important for us and we have received so many sponsors and opportunities to train abroad."

The recurve women’s team of Bhajan Kaur, Ankita Bhakat, and Simranjeet Kaur then emulated their compatriots with a bronze of their own.

They defeated Mexico's Alejandra Valencia, Angela Ruiz, and Aida Roman in a shoot-off after the teams were locked at 4-4.

A clinical X from Bhajan Kaur sealed the victory for the Indians in the shoot-off.

"The men's team won one bronze before us, so we were very motivated to see them, and we just followed their footsteps," said Simranjeet Kaur.

South Korea and Chinese Tapiei are due to meet in both the men's and women's recurve team gold medal matches.