Ruchita Vinerkar bags bronze in Asian Airgun

Ruchita Vinerkar bags bronze in Asian Airgun

  
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Ruchita Vinerkar
Ruchita Vinerkar

9th Asian Airgun Shooting ChampionshipRuchita Vinerkar bagged the bronze medal in Women’s 10m Air Pistol to conclude India’s successful campaign on a positive note at the 9th Asian Airgun Championship.

Ruchika shot 175.5 in the finals, China’s Mengshue Xang won the gold with a score of 198.8 while another Chinese shooter Yuemei Lin bagged the silver shooting 194.3.

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Malaika Goel won the junior bronze. Malakia shot an impressive qualification score of 384, which was the best score in the women’s event as well. Along with Anushka Patil and Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Malaika took the team to the gold, four points ahead of China.

Mahima Agarwal won the youth women silver and helped the team to the gold two points ahead of China with Harshada Nithave and Yogita who also made the individual final.

The Results:

Women’s 10m Air Pistol: 1. Zhang Mengxue (Chn) 198.8 (383); 3. Lin Yuemei (Chn) 194.3 (384); 3. Ruchita Vinerkar 175.5 (377); 15. Harveen Srao 372; 25. Sarvesh Tomar 365.

Team: 1. China 1144, 2. Iran 1133, 3. Malaysia 1116, 4. India 1114.

Junior Women’s 10m Air Pistol: 1. Zeng Wen (Chn) 195.3 (373); 2. Zohreh Sadeghi (Iri) 193.3 (375); 3. Malaika Goel 175.6 (384); 6. Anushka Patil 113.9 (369); 8. Yashaswini Singh Deswal 73.7 (373).

Team: 1. India 1126; 2. China 1121; 3. Iran 1117.

Youth Women’s 10m Air Pistol: 1. Jiang Ranxin (Chn) 196.4 (381); 2. Mahima Turhi Agrawal 192.0 (374); 3. Tan Kexin (Chn) 175.2 (370); 4. Harshada Nithave 155.6 (373); 6. Yogita 112.5 (377).

Team: 1. india 1124; 2. China 1122; 3. Iran 1121.

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