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- Indian Shooter Manu Bhaker Saurabh Chaudhary Win Silver In Shooting World Cup In Croatia 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team India
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Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary won silver in the 10m pistol mixed event of the Shooting World Cup.
A good news has come for Indian shooting before the Olympics. India got its third medal in the ongoing Shooting World Cup in Croatia. Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary won the 10m pistol mixed event. The Indian pair finished second with 387 points.
In the final of the mixed event, Manu and Saurabh were defeated by Russian pair Vitalina Batsarshkina and Artem Chernosov. So far, India is at number 9 in the tournament by winning one silver and two bronze medals. Russia is on top with 7 medals, 3 gold, 3 silver and a bronze.
Abhishek and Yashaswini lost bronze
However, the pair of Abhishek Verma and Yashaswini Singh Deswal missed out on the bronze medal in the mixed event. Both of them finished third in the race for the bronze medal. The Indian pair was defeated by Iran’s Golnosh Sebghatolahi and Javed Foraughey 7-17.
Yashaswini Deswal, Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat won bronze in the team event.
Won Bronze in Team Event
Earlier, India had won bronze in the women’s 10m air pistol team event. The Indian team defeated Hungary 16-12. The 10m air team consisted of Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Deswal and Rahi Sarnobat. All three shooters qualified for the finals by finishing third with a score of 573.
Saurabh won bronze in singles
Star Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary on Thursday won the nation a bronze medal in the 10m air pistol men’s event. It was India’s first medal in this tournament. The 19-year-old Saurabh had scored 581 in the qualifying round and 220 in the final.
This is the last tournament before the Olympics
This is the biggest and last shooting tournament before the Tokyo Olympics. After this, there will be direct Olympics. This year the Tokyo Games are to be held from July 23 to August 8. This Olympics was to be held last year, but was postponed due to Corona.