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Friday, Nov 22, 2019

Indian juniors win four medals at Asian Shotgun Championship

Abhay Singh won the bronze medal in the men’s skeet competition on Tuesday after reaching the final with a qualification round of 114.

other-sports Updated: Sep 24, 2019 23:37 IST
Press Trust of India
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The Indian shotgun squad picked up four medals including two individual bronze by Abhay Singh and Parinaaz Dhaliwal in the junior men’s and women’s skeet competition of the IX Asian Shotgun Championship.

India also clinched two silver medals in the men’s and women’s team events.

Abhay won the bronze medal in the men’s skeet competition on Tuesday after reaching the final with a qualification round of 114.

On Monday, Parinaaz shot 39 in the final to finish behind the Chinese gold and silver winners Yashu Sun and Yikai Li respectively in the women’s skeet event. Asees Chhina finished fourth to miss out on a medal.

The bronze winning men’s team comprised of Ayush Rudraraju and Gurnihal Singh Garcha besides Abhay while the women’s trio included Darshna Rathore in addition to Parinaaz and Asees.