Junior Shooting World Cup | India's power display earns them five medals

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Junior Shooting World Cup | India's power display earns them five medals

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SportsCafe Desk

06/25/2018

Clinching five medals - two gold, one silver and a couple of bronze medal - at the Junior Shooting World Cup has given India a victorious moment to celebrate. Arjun Cheema, Anmol Jain, and Gaurav Rana propelled India towards attaining a gold in the 50 metre free pistol event in the tournament.

Indian shooters have displayed their efficiency in the ISSF Junior Shooting World Cup on Sunday as India bagged five medals. India acquired two gold medals, one silver and a couple of bronze medals at the Championships which is being held in Suhl, Germany. A combination of Arjun Cheema from Mandi Gobindgarh, Anmol Jain from Faridabad and Gaurav Rana, a member of Air Force went on to win the team gold in the 50 metre free pistol event.

The Women's team also bagged a gold at the event. The team consisted of Neha, Devanshi Dhama and Anushka Patil who achieved the gold in the 50 metre free pistol event.

In addition to this Anmol Jain won a bronze in the 50 metre free pistol individual event with a score of 549. Neha bagged a silver in the 50 metre free pistol individual event with a score of 528, whereas Devanshi Dhama managed to acquire a bronze.

“We have introduced new techniques that the students have implemented in their game effectively. Credit also goes to the panel of coaches, who have worked hard on improving the skills of the players,” India's pistol team coach, Deepak Dubey told TOI referring to India's performance in the Junior Shooting World Cup.

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