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Indian shooters bag five medals at Junior World Cup

PTI
Published Sep 21, 2016, 8:48 pm IST
Updated Sep 21, 2016, 8:48 pm IST
The Indian tally now stands at 23 medals at the end of the fourth day of the competition.
India has won a total of nine gold medals in the competition. (Photo: ISSF)
 India has won a total of nine gold medals in the competition. (Photo: ISSF)

Gabala: It was another successful day for Indian shooters at the ongoing ISSF Junior World Cup, as they won three gold medals and added five medals in total here on Wednesday. The Indian tally now stands at 23 medals at the end of the fourth day of the competition.

India won two team gold medals in the men’s and women’s 25m pistol events respectively, while the third gold of the day came through Ahnad Jawanda in the individual men’s 25m pistol competition.

 

India has won a total of nine gold medals in the competition, and is ranked second in the medals tally behind Russia.

The day’s only silver came through Gurmeet who made it an Indian 1-2 in the men's 25m pistol. Ahnad and Gurmeet had teamed up with Arjun Das for the team gold in the same category.

In the women's 25m pistol, Chinki Yadav, Gauri Sheoran and Sanjana Sehrawat won the gold with a combined score of 1701. Chinki and Gauri also reached the individual competition finals along with Muskan.

Chinki qualified for the bronze medal match but eventually lost out to Anna Dedova 3-7. India’s only bronze of the day came in the women’s trap competition through the team comprising Pragati Gupta, Soumya Gupta and Manisha Keer.

 

In the junior men's 50m rifle 3 positions event, Subhankar Pramanick, who had earlier won the 50M rifle prone gold, reached the finals with a qualifying score of 1139 but had to be content with eighth position in the final standings.

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