Shooter Lakshya won a silver medal for India after he finished at the second spot in the men’s trap shooting event in the 18th edition of Asian Games on Monday. This is India’s second silver medal and the fourth medal overall at the Asian Games.
The total score of the 19-year-old was 43 points. Lakshya lost to Taiwan’s Kunpi Yang who scored 48 points.
Another Silver for India , Again in Shooting this time Young Lakshay in men trap . Other Indian Manavjit Finish 4th @OGQ_India
Result – https://t.co/TrwfyJl8g2
— Sports India (@SportsIndia3) August 20, 2018
Other Indian in FInal Manavjit Singh Sandhu’s dream of claiming gold in the Asian Games remains unrealised. He has finished fourth.
Minister of State Youth Affairs and Sports and Olympic medalist Rajyavardhan Rathore congratulated Lakshya on the victory. He said that the 19-year-old shooter showed impeccable concentration. “19 yr old shooter Lakshya Sheoran on his #AsianGames debut has shown impeccable concentration to win silver medal in Men’s Trap Shooting at #AsianGames2018. Young champions like Lakshya r the torchbearers of our sporting future. Take a bow young champ!,” he tweeted.
Earlier Indian shooter Deepak Kumar claimed the silver medal in men’s 10m air rifle event after producing excellent scores at crucial junctures, pipping fancied team-mate Ravi Kumar at the 18th Asian Games here on Monday.
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