Asian Games 2018: Lakshay claims silver in men's trap for shooting's 3rd medal

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Manavjit Singh Sandhu, who topped the qualification, finished 4th in the final with 26 after 30 shots, having stayed on course for a while.

19-year-old Indian shooter Lakshay claimed the silver medal in the men's trap event as he shot 39 out of 45 to finish second on the podium. (Photo: Twitter / IOA India)

Jakarta: Young Indian shooter Lakshay claimed the silver medal in the men's trap event of the Asian Games here on Monday.

The 19-year-old Lakshay shot 39 out of 45 to finish second on the podium.

Taipei's Kunpi Yang won the gold medal while equalling the Games record with 48, while Korea's Daemyeong Ahn bagged bronze after scoring 30 at the JSC Shooting Range.

Manavjit Singh Sandhu, who topped the qualification, finished fourth in the final with 26 after 30 shots, having stayed on course for a while.

This is the Indian shooting contingent's third medal at the ongoing Games.

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