Those centimetres would prove the difference, with both shooting 30 in the final end, and Schloesser taking a white-knuckle triumph with a perfect score but by just one point.
“This is the end of a nice season. I had a really good season this year and this is the cherry on top. I’m really happy about it,” Mister Perfect concluded.
There was a fairytale bronze for Puerto Rican pioneer Jean Pizarro, his first-ever individual senior medal.
Pizarro, who is self-coached, landed the first perfect score of 150 of the event to deny Becerra (146 points) a podium place in front of his home crowd.
Competition at the 2022 Hyundai Archery World Cup Final continues Sunday in Tlaxcala, Mexico, with the recurve events.