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Junior shooters backed four medals in Asian Shotgun Championship

Sports Lounge Staff



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New Delhi: The Indian junior shotgun squad won four medals at the IX Asian Shotgun Championship in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Tuesday, while Abhay Singh and Parinaaz Dhaliwal picked up individual bronze medals in the junior men’s and women’s skeet competition respectively.

India also won two silver medals in the corresponding team categories of the same events.

Abhay won bronze after reaching the finals with a qualification round score of 114, Parinaaz won on Monday, shooting 39 in the final to finish behind the Chinese gold and silver winning pair of Yashu Sun and Yikai Li. Asees Chhina finished fourth to miss out on a junior women’s medal.

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