Indian shooters clinched medals in 12th Asian Airgun Championships

March 29, 2019


In the 12th Asian Airgun Championships in Taoyuan, Taipei Indian shooters bagged one gold and two silver on 2nd day of competition. Ravi Kumar and Elavenil Valarivan won a silver in the senior 10m air rifle mixed team event while India made it a 1-2 in the corresponding junior event.Ravi and Elavenil were defeated by the Korean pair of Park Sunmin and Shin Minki in the finals. The Koreans won the gold with a score of 499.6 to the Indians’ 498.4. Chinese Taipei won the bronze.

In the junior 10m air rifle mixed team event, the pair of Mehuli Ghosh and Keval Prajapati topped the qualification round with a score of 838.5, while Shreya Agrawal and Yash Vardhan qualified in second position with 831.2. Shreya and Yash, however, piping them by a margin of 0.4 points.

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