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India End With 6 Medal including 2 Gold in Asian Shotgun Championship End With 6 Medal including 2 Gold in Asian Shotgun Championship

India End with 6 medal including 2 Gold , 1 Silver and 3 Bronze in Asian Shotgun Championship .

on Opening day Indian shooter Ankur Mittal clinched the individual as well as the team gold medal in men’s double trap . Mittal shot 71 in the six-man final to finish at the top of the podium.

With scores of Sangram Dahiya (140) and Mohammad Asab (138) added to Mittal’s final total, India managed to bag the top prize in the team event too.

Kynan Chenai won a bronze in men’s trap event, his first international medal at the senior level

Kynan first shot 116 out of 125 to qualify for the six men final round in third spot and then held on to the position till the end of the finals.

Earlier, Kynan finish 4th with 116 in qualification , His teammates — Zoravar Singh Sandhu ended in 17th place shooting 110 and Birendeep Sodhi finished 36th shooting a score of 98.

Maheshwari Chauhan turned the anxiety of turning senior into excitement as the skeet shooter clinched bronze

Maheshwari, who turned 21 this year, shot 40 in the final to settle for bronze, her first international medal in senior category.

Maheshwari progressed for the knockouts by topping the qualification round with a score of 68/75.However, it was always going to be a tough fight for Maheshwari in the final as she was competing against seniors like Meng Wei of China and Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit of Thailand.

Meng was one of the finalists at the Rio Olympics, while Sutiya is a multiple World Cup medal winner.

Rashmi Rathore was another Indian to shoot in the final. She finished fourth with a score of 32 after she qualified by shooting 64

Maheshwari with Rashmi and Saniya Shaikh win Team silver with 190

Today on Final day An individual medal continued to elude Sheeraz Sheikh as he was positioned fourth .Qualifying with the second best score of 118 in testing conditions, Sheeraz had to endure the shoot-off to ensure his place in the final, while Olympian Mairaz Ahmad Khan who also went through the tie-shoot missed out.

Along with Mairaj and Angad Vir Singh Bajwa (111), Sheeraz was able to strike the team bronze, seven points ahead of Japan.

With an aggregate score of 347, India was three points behind Kuwait and Kazakhstan which won the gold and silver respectively, after the tie was broken on the count back.

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