Tuesday, September 27, 2022

India top ISSF Shooting World Cup medal tally at Changwon in South Korea

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In the ISSF Shooting World Cup, India topped the medal tally at Changwon in South Korea. India finished the tournament with eight medals including three golds, four silvers and one bronze and was way ahead of hosts Korea and Serbia in the medal tally.

Earlier, Arjun Babuta had won the gold medal in the men’s air rifle category, while the duo of Mehuli Ghosh and Shahu Tushar Mane bagged gold in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team category.

The second medal of the day came in the form of silver when the trio of Elavenil Valaviran, Mehuli Ghosh and Ramita settled for silver after going down to the home team of Jihyeon Keum, Eunseo Lee and Dayeong Gwon 10-16.

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In the men’s 10m air Pistol team event final, the Indian team put up a spirited fight against the experienced Italian trio of Paolo Monna, Alessio Torracchi and Luca Tesconi before going down 15-17, ensuring another silver for the country.

India’s third silver of the day came in the 10m air pistol team women’s event when the new-look team of Rhythm Sangwan, Yuvika Tomar and Palak faced a 2-10 drubbing against a quality Korean side comprising Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Kim Minjung.

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