Meet 15-yr-old 9th grade student Shardul Vihan, The shooting Games medalist of Asian Games

15-yr-old Indian Boy studying in 9th standard has clinched glory for the nation as Meerut’s Shardul Vihan has outshined his secondary category debut at International level with silver medal in Double Trap Event.

With this dignifying performance from the young gem of India, Vihan has attained his position amongst remarkable shooting games star Lakshay Sheoran and recent to enter the league Saurabh Chaudhary. Shardul Vihan aimed 73 points shot to clinch silver medal for India. Korea’s 34-yr-old professional shooter Shin Hyunwoo marked just 1 point above Vihan with 74 points to ace towards the top position of the podium.

Spotlighting Life of Shardul Vihan

The young shooting event sensation who have clinched the silver medal in Asian Games hails from the Meerut region of Uttar Pradesh. The boy was born in the year 2003 and at present is 15 year of age. Shardul started his professional shooting career in the year 2015 and in just 3 years time aimed for Asian Games shooting medal for India,

The boy is classified as the right handed shooter and employ his right eye as the master eye to aim with precise at the identified target. Apart choosing shooting as his career, the young boy carry great fondness for Video Games and Cycling.

Remarkable Achievements of Meerut Boy Shardul Vihan

  • Shardul claimed 6th Position at the ISSF Junior World Championship played in Moscow 2017.
  • The boy shot total of 73 points in the final, Shardul finished with just one point behind the gold medalist of Asian Games 2018.
  • Meerut Boy aimed Silver medal in Men’s Double Trap event of 18th edition Asian Games.
  • Shardul now backs expectations of 135 crore Indians for bagging gold medal in Shooting Games of Tokyo Olympic 2020.



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