ISSF World Cup: Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary settle for silver medal in 10m air pistol mixed team event

Updated on Jun 26, 2021 07:34 PM IST

India was assured of at least a silver medal on day three of the competition as the duo of Chaudhary and Bhaker shot the second best score (387) in the final qualification round of the 10m air pistol mixed team event to book a place in the gold medal clash.

Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary settled for silver.(ANI/Twitter)
Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary settled for silver.(ANI/Twitter)

The Indian duo of Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker settled for a silver medal in the 10m air-pistol mixed team event at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Osijek, Croatia on Saturday. The duo lost to Russia's Vitalina Batsarashkina and Artem Chernousov in the gold medal match.

"Many congratulations to@realmanubhaker and @SChaudhary2002 for winning the in 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team at the @ISSF_ShootingWorld Cup in Osijek," Sports Authority of India (SAI) tweeted.

Meanwhile, Abhishek Verma and Yashaswini Singh Deswal missed out on a bronze medal. Deswal and Verma, who qualified in the third place, were completely outplayed by Iran's Golnoush Sebghatollahi and Javad Foroughi, losing 7-17 in the bronze play-off.

Russia currently leads the medal tally with three golds as many silver and one bronze.

The event is Indian shooting team's final competitive outing before the Tokyo Olympics.

(With PTI inputs)

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