Shooting Junior World Cup: Aishwarya Pratap Singh clinches gold in rifle 3-position event

BERLIN: In the Shooting Junior World Cup, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar clinched gold with a junior world record in the final of rifle 3-position event in Suhl Germany, yesterday.

Facing a top-class field in the finals with multiple ISSF medallists and Russian Grigoril Shamakov, the reigning Youth Olympic Games champion in the mix as well, Aishwarya began strongly and finished with a resounding victory.

After qualifying in the fourth place with a total of 1171, Tomar with a score of 459.3 score beat Zalan Pekler of Hungary by 4.5 points for the gold. India finished the ISSF tournament on top of the table with 10 gold, nine silver and five bronze for a total of 24 medals.


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