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India Clinches 25 Medals in 12th Asian Airgun Championship 2019 held in Chinese Taipei

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From 25th March to 2nd April 2019,12th Asian Airgun Championship 10m, Rifle/Pistol took place at the National Sports Training Center, Gongxi Shooting Range in Taoyuan City, Chinese Taipei.

Asian-Airgun-ChampionshipIndia topped the medal tally by winning 25 medals viz, 16 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals. Republic of Korea followed the India by winning 16 medals while Chinese Taipei won 11 medals and attained 3rd spot.

Highlights:

  • Manu Bhaker  & Saurabh Chaudhary Smash qualification world record in 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Match.
  • Shreya Agarwal won gold medal and breaks Junior World Record and Asian Record in 10m Air Rifle Women Junior event by scoring 252.5 points surpassing China’s Rooseux Zhao who set record last year by scoring 252.4.
  • In 10m Air Rifle Women Junior team event Shreya Agarwal, Mehuli Ghosh and Kavi Rakshna won gold and created a world junior record and Asian Record by scoring a total of 1882.2,by surpassing previous world junior record of 1880.7.

List of Winners:

Gold Medal
Event Winners
10m Air Rifle Men Individual Divyansh Singh Panwar
10m Air Rifle Men Team Divyansh Singh Panwar,Ravi Kumar,Deepak Kumar
10m Air Pistol Men Team Saurabh Chaudhary, Ravinder Singh & Abhishek Verma
10m Air Rifle Women Individual Elavenil Valarivan
10m Air Rifle Women Team Elavenil Valarivan, Apurvi Chandela, Meghana Sajjanar
10m Air Pistol Women Individual Manu Bhaker
10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Manu Bhaker  & Saurabh Chaudhary
10m Air Rifle Men Junior Team Yash Vardhan, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar,Keval Jashvantbhai Prajapati
10m Air Rifle Men Junior Individual Yash Vardhan
10m Air Pistol Men Junior Individual Sarabjot Singh
10m Air Pistol Men Junior Team Sarabjot Singh, Arjun Singh Cheema,Vijayveer Sidhu
10m Air Rifle Women Junior Individual Shreya Agrawal
10m Air Rifle Women Junior Team C Kavi Rakshna, Shreya Agrawal, Mehuli Ghosh
10m Air Pistol Women Junior Individual Esha Singh
10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Junior Esha Singh, Vijayveer Sidhu
10m Air Rifle Mixed Team Junior Shreya Agrawal, Yash Vardhan


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