India received a whopping 43 medals, together with 17 gold, to complete on high of the pecking order within the just-concluded ISSF Junior World Championship in Lima. The nation’s shooters received all of the obtainable 12 medals on the ultimate competitors day of the highest junior match on the Las Palmas Capturing vary within the Peruvian capital of Lima. Vijayveer Sidhu, Rhythm Sangwan, Arjun Singh Cheema and Shikha Narwal had been India’s gold medallists on the ultimate day, placing the nation firmly on high of the standings with 17 gold. India concluded the meet with 16 silver and 10 bronze medals, along with the 17 gold.
Vijayveer started the sweep with a yellow steel within the junior males’s 25m commonplace pistol for his third gold medal of the championship. His twin brother Udhayveer received silver with 570, the identical rating as Vijayveer’s however with three lesser inside 10s.
Harsh Gupta received bronze with a 566 in a 17-strong subject.
Then Rhythm Sangwan received her fourth gold of the championship with a victory within the junior girls’s 25m commonplace pistol with a rating of 573, leaving compatriots Niveditha Veloor Nair (565) and Naamya Kapoor (563) behind in silver and bronze positions.
Within the 50m pistol for junior males, India’s Arjun Singh Cheema bossed the 16-strong subject with a 549 out of 600 with each teammates Shaurya Sarin and Ajinkya Chavan additionally ending on the identical rating. Shaurya was adjudged second and Ajinkya third on inside 10s and depend again.
Within the last occasion of the championship, India’s Shikha Narwal received the junior girls’s 50m pistol with a rating of 530. Esha Singh was second with 529 whereas Navdeep Kaur was third with 526.
In all, the pistol self-discipline stole a march over the opposite two for India, accounting for 26 of the 43 medals on provide.
Shotgun had 9 medals whereas rifle received eight.
Olympians Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Manu Bhaker reiterated their world-class credentials but once more with dominating performances.
Manu was essentially the most profitable Indian athlete with 4 gold and one bronze medal whereas Aishwary smashed the junior world report en path to successful the junior males’s 50m rifle 3 positions gold.
Within the shotgun self-discipline, Ganemat Sekhon within the junior girls’s skeet returned with two medals (one gold, one silver) to additional improve her repute as a superb future prospect.