Junior World Cup: Elavenil wins gold, India set world record in team event

July 16, 2019

ShootingJunior Shooting World Cup

Elavenil Valarivan beat compatriot Mehuli Ghosh to win the individual gold in a one-two finish for India in women’s 10m air rifle competition of the Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany on Monday, 15 July.

Elavenil won the 10m air rifle gold with a total score of 251.6 while Ghosh got the silver with 250.2 points. Oceanne Marianne Muller from France took home the silver.

India created a junior world record on the way to the team gold in women’s 10m air rifle competition with a score of 1883.3 points. Together with Shreya Agarwal who shot 625.4, Elavenil and Mehuli clinched the team gold and ensured India remained on top of the medals tally with six gold and as many silver, besides two bronze for a total of 14 medals so far.

China was lying second with two gold and a total of six medals.

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