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Hriday and Saurabh win gold

26 June, 2018 4:28 PM
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The Indian domination in air events continued as Hriday Hazarika and Saurabh Chaudhary won the junior men’s air rifle and air pistol gold medals respectively in the Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.

After the phenomenal score of Elavenil Valarivan in winning the junior women’s air rifle gold, it was literally a gold rush for India as it stayed on top of the medals table with eight gold, a silver and five bronze medals.

China was second with three golds, five silvers and three bronzes, ahead of Italy which had two golds, three silvers and five bronzes.

The results: Junior men: 10m air rifle: 1. Hriday Hazarika 248.7 (627.1); 2. Maximilian Ulbrich (Ger) 248.4 (626.4); 3. Fu Gangfeng (Chn) 226.9 (626.3).

10m air pistol: 1. Saurabh Chaudhary 243.7 (WRJ 583); 2. Lim Hojin (Kor) 239.6 (584); 3. Wang Zhehao (Chn) 218.7 (575).

Junior women: 25m sports pistol: 1. Camille Jedrzejewski (Fra) 35 (577); 2. Qiu Danhong (Chn) 34 (578); 3. Miroslava Mincheva (Bul) 25 (576).

Team: 1. China 1713; 2. China-B 1708; 3. Korea 1706; 6. India 1696; 7. India-B 1694.

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Source: thehindu.com

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