Brady Ellison returned to the top of the Archery World Cup in Medellin ©World Archery

Top seed Brady Ellison triumphed in the men’s recurve final at the season-opening Archery World Cup in Medellin.

The American faced South Korea’s Lee Woo-seok in the final in the Colombian city.

Ellison clinched a 6-4 victory to end his wait for a victory in a final, having last topped the podium in Medellin back in 2016.

“I think I’m back," Ellison said.

“I’m only going to get stronger.

“I’m still nervous about these tournaments because it’s been so long.

“I still need to keep working, I still need another couple of months and then I’ll be back to 100 per cent.”

The Netherlands’ Sjef van den Berg suffered a 6-4 defeat to South Korea’s Kim Woo-jin in the bronze medal match.

There was South Korean success in the women’s competition as Kang Chae-young won 6-0 against France’s Melanie Gaubil, who was making her debut in a final.

Japan’s Sugimoto Tomomi claimed a surprise 6-4 win over third seed Lan Lu of China to claim bronze.

Top seeds South Korea won the men’s team title after recording a 5-3 win over Australia, while the Netherlands won a tie-break to beat Canada 5-4 for bronze.

A third South Korean gold of the day came in the women’s recurve final, as their team thrashed Italy 6-0.

France completed the podium places following a 5-3 success against Spain.

A day of near complete South Korean dominance was rounded off with their tie-break win over the United States in the mixed recurve final.

China claimed the bronze medal with a 5-3 win over France.