India finish on top with 33 medals at Junior World Cup

India finish on top with 33 medals at Junior World Cup

  
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Manu Bhaker of India.

India won a whopping 33 medals, including 13 gold to finish on top of the pecking order in the just-concluded ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.

India’s Sift Kaur Samra and Surya Pratap Singh settled for the silver in the 50m Rifle Prone Mixed Team on the final competition day after loosing 15-17 to the Polish pair of Maja Magdalena Gawenda and Wiktoro Sajdak in the gold medal match.

Late on Wednesday, the Indian Women’s Skeet Team of Parinaaz Dhaliwal, Darshna Rathore and Areeba Khan blanked Germany 6-0 to win the bronze. The medal was only India’s third shotgun medal in the ten day competition.

On Wednesday, India had also added a gold and silver in the 25m Rapid Fire Mixed Team after Simranpreet Kaur Brar and Vijayveer Sidhu won 17-9 against Anish and Tejaswani in an all-Indian gold medal match.

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