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Indian women’s trio won bronze medal in 10m Air Pistol World Cup


The Indian men’s team lost 14-16 to the Serbian team comprising Milenko Sebi, Milutin Stefanovic and Lazar Kovacevich in the third place match. The women’s 10m air rifle team comprising Anjum Moudgil, Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan continued their dismal performance to finish 11th in the qualification round with a total of 1867.7 points.

Osiek (Croatia). Manu BhakerThe Indian trio of Yashaswini Singh Deswal and Rahi Sarnobat clinched a bronze medal in the 10m air pistol women’s team event at the ISSF World Cup here on Friday. The Indian women’s air pistol team defeated Veronica Major, Miriam Jaco and Sarah Rachel Fabian 16-12 in the bronze medal bout. All three Indians had qualified for the final from third place with a score of 573. Earlier, the Indian men’s team of Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar, Deepak Kumar and Divyansh Singh Panwar lost their bronze medal match in the 10m air rifle team event while the women’s shooters could not progress beyond the qualifying round.

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The Indian men’s team lost 14-16 to the Serbian team comprising Milenko Sebi, Milutin Stefanovic and Lazar Kovacevich in the third place match. The women’s 10m air rifle team comprising Anjum Moudgil, Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan continued their dismal performance to finish 11th in the qualification round with a total of 1867.7 points. The three shooters also failed to reach the final of the women’s 10m air rifle event on Thursday. However, Manu, Yashaswini and Rahi made up for the disappointment to some extent. They took seven to their names in the first 10 series to take a 14-6 lead, with each team member getting three shots. The team that has the highest score of all three shots gets two points and the team that reaches 16 points first wins. The Hungarian team came back and made the score 14-12 but the Indian women took the bronze with restraint. Won medal.

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Gurjot Khangura, India’s lone competitor in the men’s skeet category, finished 56th in the qualification with a score of 115. India’s start in this World Cup has not been so good with many shooters failing to make it to the finals of their events on Thursday. Saurabh Chaudhary was the only Indian to win a medal on the opening day. The 19-year-old shooter won a bronze medal in the men’s 10m air pistol event. This is the last competitive tournament for the Indian team before the Tokyo Olympics. The medals for the 10m air rifle and air pistol mixed team events will be decided on Saturday. Iran is leading the medal tally with two gold and one bronze. Bulgaria also has two golds, placing it in second place.

Disclaimer:Prabhasakshi has not edited this news. This news has been published from PTI-language feed.

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