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ISSF Junior World Championship: Three Indian shooters sail through to finals

ISSF Junior World Championship: Three Indian shooters sail through to finals
ISSF Junior World Championship: Three Indian shooters sail through to finals
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The Indian shooters bestowed a top notch performance to top the list at the at the ISSF Junior World Championship 2021 on Wednesday. At the end of the first stage of qualification in the men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event, three Indian shooters cruised through to the finals of the event.

Shooters Udhayveer, Adarsh and Vijayveer secured fourth, fifth and sixth position finishes respectively. They did so in the qualification round of the ISSF Junior World Championship.

Apart from the three shooters, Anish unfortunately couldn't manage a top six finish.

He shot 562 points to finish tenth on the list. Sidhu Udhayveer scored 577-19X, Adarsh Singh 574-16X and Sidhu Vijayveer scored a 572-17X in the qualification round.

The Indian team of Manu Bhaker, Naamya Kapoor and Rhythm Sangwan also topped the charts at the end of the first stage of qualification in the women’s 25m pistol team event.

The Indian trio scored 878 in their precision round and were followed by France in second place, who scored 872. Hungary were placed third with a score of 866.

Just in:
3 Indian shooters (Udhayveer, Adarsh & Vijayveer) are through to Final of 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event of Shooting Junior World Championship.
Udhayveer finished 4th, Adarsh 5th & Vijayveer 6th in Qualification.
Surprisingly Anish missed out; finishing 10th (562 pts). https://t.co/Y1aEzv82Nj

Trap shooters scorecard at the ISSF Junior World Championship 2021

Vivaan Kapoor was the best performing Indian as he finished seventh in qualification with a score of 116, in the men’s event. Aakash Kushwaha, who broke 114 clay targets, stood ninth on the list. Meanwhile, Mohamadmuzahid Malek was 17th with 112 points. Shardul Vihan finished 19th, scoring 110 in the qualification round.

The Indian shooters finished in the bottom half of the table with Kirti Gupta, occupying 16th place. She managed to hit 104 clay targets in the qualification round.

Divya Singh was 20th with a score of 93 while Aadya Tripathi was 21st with 89.

Also read: ISSF Junior World Championship: Manu Bhaker wins second gold, men's 10m Air Rifle team beat USA to grab top spot on podium

Edited by Aditya Singh
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