Indian Medals at ISSF Junior World Cup

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The Indian junior shooting squad have bagged a gold, two silver and three bronze medals on the second day of at the ISSF Junior World Cup, taking India’s Medal tally to 13.

India picked up six more medals on day two to lie second behind Russia in the medal tally.

India’s only gold medal of the day came in the junior women’s 10m Air Pistol event, when Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Malaika Goel and Harshada Nithave combined for a total score of 1122 to finish way ahead of second-placed Turkey’s score of 1104. Uzbekistan won the Bronze shooting a total of 1086 in the event.

Day two started with a team silver for India, when the trio of Gaurav Rana, Hemendra Kushwah and Saurabh Chaudhary came second in the Junior Men’s 10m Air Pistol event.

Then Anmol won an individual silver in the event, when he finished behind gold-medallist Artem Chernousov of Russia in the final.

Two Indians, Gaayathri Nithyanadam and Dilreen Gill, had qualified for the finals of the junior women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions event.

Earlier, Gaayathri had won the team bronze in the event along with Sonika and Aditi Sing.

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