ISSF Junior World Cup: India bagged six medals

July 15, 2019


India bagged six medals, including two gold, to remain on top of the medal standings after day two of the ISSF Junior World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun in Suhl, Germany. India shooters have accounted for four gold, five-silver and two bronze for a total of 11 medals so far in the competition. In men’s 50m Pistol, India’s Gaurav Rana and Arjun Singh Cheema finished first and second respectively. While Rana scored 553 after 60 shots, Cheema settled for the second spot with 551. The duo also combined with Vijayveer Sidhu (547) to pick up the team gold in the event with a total of 1651, a clear 41 points, ahead of the silver winning Belarussian team. This was Vijayveer’s second gold of the competition, having picked up the 25m Pistol team gold on day one. In the women’s 50m Pistol, Priya won silver with a score of 535 while Vibhuti claimed the bronze with an effort of 531. They also clinched the team silver combining with Harshada (491) to log 1557. Russia won the gold in the event.

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