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Two extra gold medals for India on the Capturing Junior World Championship

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Manu Bhaker

India added two extra golds to their kitty on competitors day three Sunday, on the ongoing Worldwide Capturing Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship in Lima, Peru, with Manu Bhaker profitable her second gold of the match, this time in partnership with Sarabjot Singh within the 10M Air Pistol Blended Group occasion and the troika of Srikanth Dhanush, Rajpreet Singh and Paarth Makhija choosing up the 10M Air Rifle Group Males title.

Manu and Sarabjot led an India 1-2 within the Air Pistol Blended workforce competitors the place they fought off the problem of the second Indian pair of Shikha Narwal and Naveen 16-12 within the gold medal match.

Earlier within the qualification spherical that includes eight groups, each the Indian pairs completed 1-2 as properly with Manu and Sarabjot capturing 386 whereas Shikha and Naveen have been a degree behind with 385.

Within the Junior Males’s 10M Air Rifle Group occasion, the trio of Srikanth, Rajpreet and Paarth had additionally made it to the gold medal match by advantage of topping their six-team qualification spherical with a mixed whole of 1886.9. Every shooter shot 60-shots every within the qualification spherical.

Within the remaining, they beat a powerful US workforce comprising reigning Olympic champion William Shaner, in addition to Rylan Kissel and John Blanton by a margin of 16-6.

India additionally picked up one other silver medal on the day when the pair of Rajpreet Singh and Atmika Gupta went down combating to USA’s William Shaner and Mary Carolyn Tucker within the 10M Air Rifle Blended Group competitors by a margin of 15-17. 

Rajpreet and Atmika had completed second behind US pair in qualification as properly with a mixed 418.5 after 20-shots every. The US pair shot 419.9 to prime the eight-team area.

Two different Indian groups within the 10M Air Rifle Girls and 10M Air Pistol Males competitions had additionally reached the gold medal matches after their respective qualifying rounds.

Competitions on day three have been nonetheless underway and on the time of writing India have been main the medal tally with 4 gold, 5 silver and two bronze medals for a complete of 11 medals.


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