Two silver medals for India in Junior World Cup

Two silver medals for India in Junior World Cup

  
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Shivam Shukla

The Indian shooters added two more team silver medals in Junior Men’s Rapid Fire Pistol and Junior Women’s 10m Air Rifle in the 3rd ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany, on Tuesday.

It was an impressive performance from Shivam Shukla who made the individual final as well, Rushiraj Barot and Aadeithyaa Joahal, to clinch the Rapid Fire Pistol silver one point ahead of Russia.

Shivam, a double gold medallist at International Junior Competition in Suhl last year finished 5th in the individual category.

The trio of Aashi Rastogi, Dilreen Gill and Prachi Gadkari missed the Junior Women’s 10m Air Rifle gold by a narrow margin of 0.2 point to Russia.

Aashi who had won a youth gold at at the 8th Asian Airgun Championship held in New Delhi, finished 7th in the individual category.

Arjun Babuta finished 8th in the Junior Men’s 10m Air Rifle while India finished 4th in the team event.

The Indian squad has taken its tally to three gold, four silver and two bronze medals after three days of competition.

The Results:

Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol: 1. Oskar Milwek (Pol) 29 (577); 2. Sergei Evglevski (Aus) 20 (577); 3. Clement Greffier (Fra) 20 (579); 5. Shivam Shukla 11 (569); 9. Rushiraj Barot 561; 19. Aadeithyaa Joahal 545. Team: 1. France 1684; 2. India 1675; 3. Russia 1674.

Junior Women’s 10m Air Rifle: 1. Anastasia Galashina (Rus) 206.9 (415.0); 2. Judith Gomez (Fra) 205.8 (417.8); 3. Tatiana Kharkova (Rus) 184.4 (414.1); 7. Aashi Rastogi 100.6 (414.4); 15. Dilreen Gill 412.4; 22. Prachi Gadkari 412.0; 45. Ayushi Podder 407.7. Team: 1. Russia 1239.0; 2. India 1238.8; 3. Singapore 1236.6.

Junior Men’s 10m Air Rifle: 1. Maximilian Dallinger (Ger) 207.9 (625.4); 2. Vladislav Fetisov (Rus) 204.5 (622.6); 3. Istvan Peni (Hun) 183.6 (628.7); 8. Arjun Babuta 79.7 (620.2); 25. Prashant 615.6; 30. Pratik Borse 614.5; 43. Yash Padloskar 610.4; 50. Diwakar Yadav 607.2. Team: 1. Hungary 1865.2; 2. Italy 1861.5; 3. Germany 1860.2; 4. India 1850.3.

Men’s 50m Free Pistol: 1. Paolo Monna (Ita) 190.2 (537); 2. Simon Weiss (Ger) 186.0 (547); 3. Alessio Torracchi (Ita) 165.2 (548); 19. Arjun Das 527; 24. Siddharth Kishore Mehra 523; 27. Mankaranpreet Singh 516. Team: 1. Russia 1630; 2. Italy 1616; 3. France 1587; 6. India 1566.

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