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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.

 

About Poulomi Kundu

PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata. After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata. In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer. Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream. So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.

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