Asian Airgun Championship: India walks away with 16 gold medals after finals

Asian Airgun Championship: India walks away with 16 gold medals after finals

The Indian flag continued to fly high at the Asian Airgun Championships in Taipei as the shooters signed off with a total of 25 medals after the finals, of which 16 were gold.

Press Trust of India TaipeiApril 1, 2019UPDATED: April 1, 2019 17:50 IST

Yash Vardhan and Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals each at the finals of the Asian Airgun Championships. (Photos: @Media_SAI)

Yash Vardhan and Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals each at the finals of the Asian Airgun Championships. (Photos: @Media_SAI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • India signed off from the Asian Airgun Championships finals with a total of 25 medals
  • Yash Vardhan and Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals each on the last day
  • Keval and Aishwary clinched a silver and a bronze respectively

Indian shooters continued their dominance claiming half a dozen gold medals on the final day of the Asian Airgun Championships to sign off with a total of 25 medals in Taoyuan, Taipei.

India finished with 16 gold, five silver and four bronze.

On the last day of the competition, Yash Vardhan and Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals each.

Yash finished on top in 10m Air Rifle men’s junior event. He then clinched the yellow metal in Team competition with his partners — Keval Prajpati and Aishwary Tomar.

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The pair of Shreya Agrawal and Yash Vardhan on the left and Mehuli Ghosh and Keval Prajapati on the right who won Gold & Silver at the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event of the 12th Asian Airgun Championship 2019 in Taipei #AsianAirgun @ISSF_Shooting

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Yash scored 249.5, while Keval and Aishwary shot 247.3 and 226.1 for silver and bronze respectively.

Earlier Vardhan and Shreya combined to win the Mixed Team Rifle junior event.

The team of #DivyanshPanwar, #RaviKumar & #DeepakKumar helped India to a gold medalin 10m Air Rifle Team event at Asian Airgun C’ships.

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Shreya won the gold in the 10m Air Rifle women’s junior event. She also won the Team gold along with Mehuli Ghosh and Kavi Chakkaravarthy.

Shreya’s gold winning 24-shots ended on an impressive 252.5, while Mehuli settled for individual bronze with an effort of 228.3. Kavi was fourth.

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