India bag five medals on day four of Junior Shooting World Cup

By: | Published: September 21, 2016 8:59 PM

India added five more medals, including three gold, to swell its tally to 23 on day four of the ISSF Junior World Cup here today.

India added five more medals, including three gold, to swell its tally to 23 on day four of the ISSF Junior World Cup here today.

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 in the competition to be 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 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 contend with eighth position in the final standings.

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