ISSF Junior World Championships: Young guns fire on all cylinders, bring home 30 medals

October 11, 2021

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Indian shooters Anish Bhanwala, Adarsh SIngh and Vijayveer Sidhu combined to win the gold medal in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol team event as the country ended the ISSF junior World Championships on top of the standings here.

The Indian trio shot a total of 10 to finish ahead of their German counterparts Fabian Otto, Felix Luca Hollfoth and Tobias Gsoell (2) in the gold medal contest on Friday.

India’s Manvi Soni (105) bagged the junior double trap gold ahead of compatriot Yeshaya Hafiz Contractor (90). The bronze was won by Hitasha (76) in an event that only featured Indians.

Vinay Pratap Singh Chandrawat claimed the gold medal men’s double trap event with a score of 120, while the silver went to Sehajpreet Singh (114) and the bronze to Mayank Shokeen (/111).

Table-toppers India ended the tournament with 30 medals including 13 gold, 11 silver and six bronze. USA finished second with six gold, eight silver and six bronze. — PTI

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