Nur Aliya Ghapar/Muhammad Akmal Nor Hasrin who competed in the recurve event, lost 3-5 to the eventual winners, Ariunbileg Nyamjargal/Gantugs Jantsan of Mongolia in the quarterfinal stage of the tournament held at the Huamark Archery Field in Bangkok.
The pair had earlier defeated Thailand's pair of Wasana Khuthawisap/Denchai Thepna 6-2 in the first round match in the event which saw only 16 pairs take part, according to the Asian Archery Federation (AAF) website; www.asianarchery.com.
Ariunbileg/Gantugs took the gold medal after edging Indonesian pair, Titik Kusuma Wardani/Riau Ega Agatha 5-4 in the shoot-off after both pairs tied at 19 points in the final while Ankita Bhakat/Binod Swansi of India, claimed the bronze medal after edging Russian pair, Ksenia Perova/Arsalan Baldanov 19-17 in the third placing match.
The 2015 Singapore SEA Games triple gold medallist, Fatin Nurfatehah Mat Salleh who teamed up with Lee Kin Lip also suffered the same fate, losing 144-152 to the first runner-up, Adel Zhexenbinova/Sergey Khristich of Kazakhstan in the quarterfinals stage in the compound event.
Thailand's pair, Kanyavee Maneesombatkul/Chancha Pratheepwatanawong bagged the goal medal after edging Adel/Sergey 153-145 while the Philippines pair, Amaya Amparo Cojuangcoadriano/Jose Ferdinand took the bronze after sweeping aside Shum Kit Pui/Yen Ka King of Hong Kong 152-136 in the third placing match.
Malaysia's archery squad still have a chance to redeem their dissapointment on the last day of the meet in four other teams events -- men's and women's recurve and compound events, tomorrow.
A total of 199 archers from 26 countries, including three European countries -- Russia, Estonia and Switzerland, are competing in the six-day meet which got underway on Tuesday.