Rhythm Sangwan and Vijayveer after winning gold
The Indian pair of Rhythm Sangwan and Vijayveer Sidhu won the gold medal in the 25m rapid fire pistol mixed team event at the ISSF Junior Shooting World Championships. . Sangwan and Sidhu beat Thailand’s Kanyakorn Hirunphom and Shwakon Trinifakron 9-1 to give India its 10th gold medal in the championship. Earlier, Rhythm Sangwan also won the gold medal in the 25m pistol team air pistol. On the other hand, Vijayveer Sidhu had made it to the final of 25m rapid fire but she could not succeed in winning the medal. This is India’s 23rd overall medal in the competition, cementing its position at the top.
India also won the bronze medal of this event. Tejaswini and Anish won the bronze medal by defeating Thailand’s Chavisa Paduka and Ram Khamheng 10-8. Pramma Mahant, Nischal and Ayushi Poddar won the silver medal in the junior women’s 50m rifle 3 positions. She lost 43-47 to Elizabeth McGinn, Lauren John and Carolyn Tucker of America in the final. India now has 10 gold, nine silver and four bronze medals. The US is in second place with six gold, eight silver and six bronze medals.
Rhythm Sangwan has won another gold
The trio of Manu Bhaker, Rhythm Sangwan and Namaya Kapoor continued India’s impressive run of performances at the ISSF Junior World Championships by winning gold in the 25m pistol team event. The Indian team defeated America 16-4 in the gold medal match. This was Bhaker’s fourth gold medal in the championship. She has also been successful in winning a bronze medal. While it was 14-year-old Kapoor’s second gold of the championship. She became the world junior champion in the individual 25m pistol event. The country got its 20th medal in the men’s trap team event in which the Indians had to be content with a silver medal after losing 4-6 to Italy in the final. The pair of Bakhtiyaruddin Malek, Shardul Vihaan and Vivaan Kapoor qualified for the finals by finishing second among the seven teams in the qualification. In which he scored 473 marks out of 525.
Vijayveer missed the medal
Three of the six players in the men’s 25m rapid fire were Indians. Apart from Adarsh Singh, twin brothers Udayveer and Vijayveer Sidhu also made it to the finals. In the qualification, Udayveer finished fourth with a score of 577, while Adarsh was ranked fifth with a score of 574. Vijayveer finished sixth with a score of 572. However, Vijayveer and Udayveer were out first in the final. Adarsh scored a perfect 10 in the first two series.