Shooting: India picks up 4 extra gold at Junior World Cup


Indian shooters continued to dominate the proceedings on the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany, successful 4 extra gold medals within the girls’s and males’s air rifle and air pistol group occasions on Friday.

India’s tally presently stands at 14 medals, together with eight gold and 6 silver.

Australia, France, Poland and Bulgaria have received the opposite 4 gold medals on provide.

India’s gold rush on Friday started when the boys’s 10m air rifle trio of Rudrankksh Patil, Paarth Makhija and Umamahesh Maddineni beat Spain’s Jesus Oviedo, Adrian Diaz and Jorge Estevez 16-8 within the gold medal match.

It was a second gold within the competitors for each Rudrankksh and Paarth, who had received the person males’s 10m air rifle and the blended group rifle competitions earlier respectively.

It was then the flip of the junior girls’s 10m air pistol group of Manu Bhaker, Palak and Esha Singh who outplayed Georgians Salome Prodiashvili, Mariam Abramishvili and Mariami Prodiashvili by the identical 16-8 margin.

Then the air rifle girls’s group consisting of Arya Borse, Zeena Khitta and Ramita downed the Korean trio of Yeeun AN, Eunji Kwon and Jeongin Jang 17-9 within the title decider to provide India the third gold of the day.

Finally, the boys’s air pistol group of Saurabh Chaudhary, Shiva Narwal and Sarabjot Singh outclassed Uzbekistan’s Mukhammad Kamalov, Veniamin Nikitin and Umidbek Komolbekov 17-9 to clinch India’s fourth gold of the day.

India have additionally reached the gold medal spherical of the boys’s and girls’s entice group competitions, assuring themselves of two extra silver medals on the very least.

Shardul Vihan, Arya Vansh Tyagi and Vivaan Kapoor will conflict with the US trio of Patrick Thompson, Ernest Carvahlo and Christian Kutz later within the day for the junior males’s entice group title.

Then India’s Preeti Rajak, Sabeera Haris and Bhavya Tripathi might be up in opposition to the Italian trio of Marika Patera, Sofia Gori and Sofia Littame within the girls’s entice group gold medal contest.

With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS

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