Issf Junior Shooting Championship: India Won 40 Medals Including 16 Gold, Pm Modi Congratulates All The Shooters

Sports Desk, Amar Ujala, Sharjah

Published by: swapnil shashank
Updated Sun, 10 Oct 2021 09:30 PM IST

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the Indian shooters. India topped the table with 40 medals, including 16 gold, at the ISSF World Junior Shooting Championships in Lima, Peru.

ISSF World Junior Shooting Championships

ISSF World Junior Shooting Championships
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the Indian shooters. India topped the table with 40 medals, including 16 gold, at the ISSF World Junior Shooting Championships in Lima, Peru.

PM tweeted and said- Amazing performance to our shooters. Our team topped the medal tally. Congratulations and best wishes to all the shooters for the future. Their success will inspire other shooters of the country.

India’s Manu Bhaker won four gold medals in the event. At the same time, 14-year-old Namaya Kapoor also surprised her experienced shooters by winning gold in the 25m pistol event.

India had won a total of 40 medals out of 114 at the World Championships, including 16 gold, 15 silver and nine bronze. At the same time, America was in second place. He won a total of 21 medals including seven gold, eight silver and six bronze.

It was the first multi-discipline shooting event since the Tokyo Olympics. About 370 athletes from 32 countries took part in the Junior Shooting Championship.