Changwon, July 16

India’s Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar clinched the gold medal within the 50m rifle 3 positions occasion on the ISSF Taking pictures World Cup right here on Saturday.

The 21-year-old Indian stamped his class and received the higher of 2018 Youth Olympics champion Zalan Peklar of Hungary 16-12 to say the highest prize.

Reigning junior world champion Tomar had earlier topped the qualification spherical with a rating of 593. This was Tomar’s second Taking pictures World Cup gold, having received his first in New Delhi final yr.

The Madhya Pradesh shooter’s gold was India’s fourth within the ongoing competitors. India consolidated its place because the chief within the medal tally with a complete of 9 medals (4 gold, 4 silver and one bronze).

Although Peklar gave a troublesome problem within the remaining, Tomar saved his cool and introduced out the massive pictures from his repertoire to maintain himself forward within the remaining moments.

The seasoned Istvan, additionally from Hungary, bagged the bronze within the occasion.

Within the rating spherical, Tomar had shot excellent scores within the first two kneeling and inclined positions however had misplaced all of his seven factors within the remaining standing place.

One other Indian within the fray, Chain Singh completed seventh within the remaining occasion.

Earlier within the day, India missed out on a medal as 2019 World Cup champion Manu Bhakar suffered a heart-breaking loss to complete fourth within the girls’s 25m Pistol remaining occasion.

After doing properly in rating matches that noticed her carry out means higher than the eventual gold winner Xiu Hong Teh of Singapore, Manu was eradicated with simply 9 hits to her identify within the remaining.

2018 Changwon World Cup silver medallist and seasoned Anjum Moudgil has certified for the finals of the ladies’s 50m rifle 3 positions to be held on Sunday after ending sixth within the rating spherical.  


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