A strong start from the Brits earned them a three point lead after the first end 58-55, but the Ukrainians were just warming up while Team GB may have been punching above their weight. A seven and a trio of eights for Britain, coupled with just one arrow before nine for the Ukraine, turned the scores around to 111-109.
The third end was brighter for GB with all nines but Ukraine still extended their lead with four tens: 169-163. The final end was made easier for the eventual winners with another British seven. This puts the Ukraine team through to the Quarterfinal to face Korea.
Japan vs India
A nailbiting finish saw India make their way into the quarterfinals in match that came down to the last shot. A poor start from Japan with a single ten to go with their seven allowed India to run out to a 58-52 lead with four tens of their own.
Japan then brought the score back to within three and then tied it up 165-165 as India struggled to find the centre of the target with only a single ten in twelve arrows; Japan had hit the bullseye seven times in the same span. The final end ebbed and flowed and it all came down to the very last shot where India needed a nine to win putting them through to face the United States.
Taipei vs Italy
The third match of the round was a walkover for the Italians as their opponents landed in the seven five times along with a pair of sixes after a bright start in the opening end. Despite hitting a six and seven of their own in the second end, Italy had a 104-101 lead at the halfway mark, extending their advantage with four tens in the third. Taipei looked to finish the match on a bright note starting the final end with 10-10-8 but followed that up with a score of nineteen for the final three arrows.
Mexico vs Malaysia
Mexico are the final team to make their way into the quarterfinals but they struggled to make an impression, they just happened to struggle less than the Malaysians. Malaysia did have the edge after the second end, coming back from a 54-52 deficit to take a 107-106 lead through two ends with both sides only managing three tens among a sea of eights and nines.
While Malaysia continued to find the same rings, Mexico started to find the bullseye a bit easier edging them ahead in the third end 160-157 which allowed them to relax a little at the end despite shooting their first seven.
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