India wins gold in women's 25m team event, Manu's fourth gold

Khushbu Kumari Jha
07/10/2021 12:50 IST
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India wins gold, women 25m team, Manu, America

The Indian team defeated America by 16.4 in the gold medal match. This is Manu's fourth gold in this event and she has also won a bronze medal.

Lima. The trio of Manu Bhaker, Rhythm Sangwan, and Namya Kapoor continued India's impressive run of performances at the ISSF Junior World Championships by winning the gold medal in the 25m pistol team event. The Indian team defeated America by 16.4 in the gold medal match. This is Manu's fourth gold in this event and she has also won a bronze medal. At the same time, this is the second gold of 14-year-old Kapoor. He also won gold in the 25m pistol individual category.

India won silver in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol when Adarsh ​​Singh lost in the final to Henry Turner Leverett of America. India is at the top of the points table with nine gold, seven silver, and three bronze wins so far. America is second with five golds and a total of 16 medals. The fight was easy for Manu, Rhythm, and Kapoor. He was soon 10. Took a lead of 4 and after rapid-fire shots, the lead was 16 . Turned out to be 4.

In the qualification too, the Indian team was on top by scoring 878. In the second round as well, he made it to the gold medal match by being the topper. 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. After this, Turner of America dominated and won the gold by hitting 32 out of 40 targets accurately. Adarsh ​​took silver with 28.

In the 50m rifle-prone mixed team event, Suryapratap Singh and Sifat Kaur Samra of India crashed out of the second qualification round. Aashi Chouksey and Sanskar Hawelia finished ninth in the first round.

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