India had a great time at the ISS Junior World Championship. The nation completed the campaign hosted in Lima Peru on Friday. India won its 13th gold medal in the 25-meter rapid-fire pistol team.
On Friday, the Indian trio Manu Bhaker, Rhythm Sangwan, and Naamya Kapoor hit a total of 10 to finish ahead of their German counterparts. They came ahead of Fabian Otto, Felix Luca Hollfoth, and Tobias Gsoell (2) in the gold medal contest.
Manvi Soni (105) won the junior double trap gold medal, Hitasha (76) claimed the bronze in an event that only had Indians. Also, Vinay Pratap Singh Chandrawat won the gold medal in the men’s double trap event with a score of 120. Sehajpreet Singh (114) brought the silver home and lastly, Mayank Shokeen (111) claimed the bronze medal.
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Other athletes also won recognitions and medals earlier on Friday:
Ayushi Podder and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar claimed their silver medal in the 50m rifle 3 positions mixed team event. The Indian duo, Ayushi and Aishwary hit 17 in the gold medal match with a world record-equalling score of 590 and finished in the second spot.
Rhythm Sangwan and Vijayveer Sidhu also won the gold medal in 25m rapid fire pistol mixed team. The second Indian team of Nischal and Sartaj Singh Tiwana made 574 and finished eighth in the qualification round. Sangwan and Sidhu fetched India’s 10th gold medal after defeating Thailand’s Kanyakorn Hirunphoem and Schwakon Triniphakorn 9-1.
Tejaswani and Anish also won the bronze for the country defeating another Thai team 10-8. Prasiddhi Mahant, Nishcal, and Ayushi Podder won the silver medal in the junior women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions. They lost against the American trio of Elizabeth McGhin, Lorraine Zaun, and Carolynn Tucker by 47-43.
Lastly, the table-topper India ended the season with 30 medals including 13 gold, 11 silver, and six bronze. Whereas USA ended the journey second with 6 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze.