Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary win gold, India tops

first_img Press Trust Of India Written By FOLLOW US Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary staged a remarkable comeback to claim gold for the mixed 10m air pistol, ending India’s campaign on a rousing note at the World Cup. Representing the other Indian team at the same event, Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma won silver. India picked up the maximum possible medals on the final day of the tournament. World number one in Women’s 10m air rifle, Apurvi Chandela, had earlier partnered with Deepak Kumar to win India their fourth gold on the concluding day of the event. The pair won the top medal in the mixed air rifle event. The results ensured an unprecedented finish for the country across all four ISSF World Cup stages this year including the lone junior world cup.Shooting World Cup: Abhishek Verma Wins Gold, Chaudhary Bags BronzeShooting World Cup – India bags medalsAnjum Moudgil and Divyansh Singh Panwar, representing India 2, won bronze as India continued to reach never-before-seen heights in rifle and pistol shooting. The pair had previously won two World Cup editions at the same event. Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary prevailed over Yashaswini Singh Deswal and Abhishek Verma 17-15 in the air pistol final in a nerve-wracking contest. Manu and Saurabh were at various stages of the final down 3-9, then 7-13 and then finally 9-15 before winning the next four duels straight to stage a remarkable come-from-behind win. The pair have now won each of the four ISSF Mixed Team Air Pistol World Cup golds this year COMMENT WATCH US LIVE 1 year ago Texas shooting: US man opens fire at Houston injuring atleast 21 LIVE TV Last Updated: 3rd September, 2019 12:25 IST Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary Win Gold, India Tops Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary staged a remarkable comeback to claim the mixed 10m air pistol gold, ending India’s campaign on a rousing note in the ISSF WC Shooting: India’s Elavenil Claims Her Maiden World Cup Gold MedalThe winning pair had earlier shot 394 out of 400 in round two of qualification to top the eight-team round including a stunning 100 each in the final 10-shot series. Yashaswini and Abhishek, both fresh from their individual gold medal-winning exploits in the competition earlier, came in second with 386. Hungary and China 1 were left fighting for the bronze, which was won by the pair of Pang Wei and Jiang Riaxin of China. Earlier, Apurvi and Deepak blew away the Chinese pair of Yang Qian and Yu Haonan 16-6 in a one-sided final. India won 8 of the 11 single-shot duels between the teams, where the combined score of one pair is compared to that of the other and the higher total awarded two points.READ: Assam Rifles Team Aces It At World Police And Fire Games, Bags Five Gold Medals In ChinaThe first to 16 points wins and this is the format which will be used in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. After comfortably getting through round one of qualification, the pair of Apurvi and Deepak topped the board after 20 individual shots in round two, featuring the top eight teams from the previous round. Their total of 419.1 enabled them to get straight into the gold medal match where they found themselves against the Chinese pair who had come in second with 418.7.Texas Shooting: US Man Opens Fire At Houston Injuring Atleast 21India’s medal tallyAnjum and Divyansh shot 418.0 to lie fourth and qualified for the bronze medal match against the Hungarian pair of Eszter Meszaros and Peter Sidi, who shot 418.6 to finish third. Anjum and Divyansh also won their bronze-medal match against the Hungarians with relative ease, chalking out a 16-10 result. India finished the tournament at the top of the medals tally with five gold, two silver, and two bronze. The latest exploits also helped India finish on top of all four ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup stages this year.Texas Attack: Mail Carrier And School Student Killed In Shooting Spree WE RECOMMEND 1 year ago Rahul Gandhi a shooting champion & Aikido black belt; netizens alarmed First Published: 3rd September, 2019 09:22 IST 1 year ago Additional victim identified in Gilroy Garlic Festival mass shooting SUBSCRIBE TO US 1 year ago Shooting World Cup: Abhishek Verma wins Gold, Chaudhary bags Bronze 1 year ago Shooting: India’s Elavenil claims her maiden World Cup gold medallast_img

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