Manu Bhaker shoots gold in Women's 10m Air Pistol

NEW DELHI: Manu Bhaker, who lately earned a quota position for the Beunos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games scheduled for October, won a sensational Gold within the Women's 10m Air Pistol, to put India firmly on top of the medals tally within the yr's first International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup stage in Mexico's Guadalajara on Sunday.

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Manu beat the host country's Alejandra Zavala, a two-time World Cup Finals winner, with a 10.eight within the remaining shot of the 24-shot final, to return out on top with a ranking of 237.five. Zavala ended at 237.1 while Celine Goberville of France won the Bronze with a ranking of India's Yashaswini Singh Deswal missed out on a medal, completing fourth with 196.1.

At the end of festival day two, India's medal tally now stands at five and their two golds and 3 bronzes have perched them at the very top and not using a country managing to win multiple medal up to now.

Reacting after successful the medal, Manu Bhaker mentioned, "I am extremely happy at winning Gold, especially as this is my first World Cup. I look forward to perform even better in upcoming competitions."

Commenting at the sensible start to the new season of world taking pictures game, Mr. Raninder Singh, President, National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), mentioned, " This is a dream start. The young guns and future of Indian shooting are firing on all cylinders and let us only hope that these are signs of even better things to come in the near future. Manu showed excellent composure for one so young and Ravi's consistency over the past year or so has also been heartening to watch. We are now hungry for more."

Earlier Ravi Kumar won his first World Cup medal - a Bronze within the Men's 10M Air Rifle match. That was India's fourth medal of the contest with Shahzar Rizvi and Jitu Rai successful Gold and Bronze within the Men's 10M Air Pistol and Mehuli Ghosh successful Bronze within the Women's 10M Air Rifle respectively, on day considered one of competitions on Saturday.
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