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India finish with 16 gold in Asian Airgun Championship 2019

Indian shooters claimed 16 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze to sign off with a total of 25 medals at the Asian Airgun Championship in Taipei. On the final day the shooters won 6 gold medals. Yash Vardhan and Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals each.

Yash won the 10m Men’s Air Rifle junior event. He then clinched gold in Team competition with his partners Keval Prajpati and Aishwary Tomar. Yash scored 249.5, while Keval and Aishwary shot 247.3 and 226.1 for silver and bronze respectively.

Shreya Agrawal won the gold in the Women’s 10m Air Rifle junior event. She also won the Team gold along with Mehuli Ghosh and Kavi Chakkaravarthy. Shreya’s scored an impressive 252.5, while Mehuli settled for individual bronze with an effort of 228.3.

Earlier Vardhan and Shreya combined to win gold in Mixed Team Rifle junior event.

 

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