Sensational Saurabh claims gold at Asian Airgun Championships

KUWAIT CITY: India's teenage capturing sensation Saurabh Chaudhary persevered his improbable run by way of claiming his fourth individual gold medal in as many months with a most sensible end in the 10m air pistol junior males's match of the Asian Airgun Championship on Thursday.

The 16-year-old, son of a farmer primarily based in Meerut, first combined with compatriots Arjun Singh Cheema and Anmol Jain to log a total of 1731 to win the team gold and fetched the individual gold with 239.eight in the eight-man individual ultimate to complete with two gold medals.

Saurabh gained the gold medal at the Asian Games in August, but even so bagging golds at the World Shooting Championships in September and the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina last month.

Arjun (237.7) secured the silver medal after finishing second, whilst Chinese Taipei's Huang Wei-Te clinched the bronze with a score of 218.zero to disclaim India a blank sweep.

Anmol completed fourth with a score of 195.1. The Indian trio overlooked the World and Asian Junior file by way of a trifling point.

Youth Olympic champion Manu Bhaker, alternatively, overlooked out on a person medal by way of finishing fourth in the 10m air pistol ultimate with a score of 196.4.

Abhidnya Patil additionally made it to the eight-woman individual ultimate but completed 7th. Manu had topped qualification with a score of 579 whilst Abhidnya was positioned fourth with a score of 563. Neha was 12th with a score of 552.


The Indian women's Junior team consisting of Manu, Abhidnya Patil and Neha gained the team silver in the 10m Air Pistol with a combined tally of 1694 points, happening to team China who tallied 1704 to win gold.


India now have 10 medals from the competition with 3 gold, five silvers and two bronze medals.


Earlier, the Indians dominated the qualifying levels with Arjun topping the standings with a score of 578 after 60 pictures.


Anmol was second with 577 whilst Saurabh was positioned third with a score of 576 and all 3 made it to the eight-man ultimate.
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