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India Topped Medal Tally of 2021 ISSF Junior World Championship with 43 Medals

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India ends ISSF Junior World Championship with 43 medals2021 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun held in Lima, Peru from 27th September to 10th October 2021.

India finished the 2021 ISSF Junior World Championships at the top with 43 medals which include 17 gold, 16 silver and 10 bronze.

  • The United States of America(USA) ranked 2nd in the medal tally with 21 medals followed by Italy with 10 medals, France with 9 and Germany with 10.

Top 3 in the Medal tally:

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 India 17 16 10 43
2 USA 7 8 6 21
3 Italy 3 3 4 10

Highlights:

i.Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar(20-year-old) broke the junior finals world record with a score of 463.4 points and won the gold medal in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men Junior

ii.Naamya Kapoor(14-year-old)  won the gold medal in the 25m Pistol Women Junior and became the youngest to win a medal at the ISSF Junior World Championships 2021.

iii.10m Air Rifle Team Men Junior consists of Dhanush Srikanth, Rajpreet Singh Singh and  Paarth Makhija won the gold medal.

  • Dhanush Srikanth from Hyderabad became the 1st Indian and the only shooter in the world with hearing and speech impairment to win a gold medal in the regular ISSF World Championship.

iv.25m Pistol Women Junior team consists of Rhythm Sangwan, Naamya Kapoor, and Manu Bhaker won the gold medal. This is Manu Bhaker’s 4th gold of the competition and for the Naamya Kapoor this is the 2nd Gold of the championship.

India’s Gold Medals:

Individual Event  Gold  Team Event  Gold 
50m Rifle 3 Positions Men Junior Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Junior Manu Bhaker

Sarabjot Singh

25m Pistol Women Junior Naamya Kapoor 10m Air Rifle Team Men Junior Dhanush Srikanth

Rajpreet Singh

Paarth Makhija

Double Trap Women Junior Manvi Soni 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Team Men Junior Adarsh Singh

Vijayveer Sidhu

Anish

Double Trap Men Junior Vinay Pratap Singh Chandrawat 25m Pistol Team Women Junior Rhythm Sangwan

Naamya Kapoor

Manu Bhaker

25m Standard Pistol Men Junior Vijayveer Sidhu Skeet Team Women Junior Areeba Khan

Raiza Dhillon

Ganemat Sekhon

50m Pistol Men Junior Arjun Singh Cheema 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team Junior Vijayveer Sidhu

Rhythm Sangwan

50m Pistol Women Junior Shikha Narwal 10m Air Pistol Team Men Junior Sarabjot Singh

Naveen

Shiva Narwal

10m Air Pistol Women Junior Manu Bhaker 10m Air Pistol Team Women Junior Rhythm Sangwan

Manu Bhaker

Shikha Narwal

25m Standard Pistol Women Junior Rhythm Sangwan

About International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF):

President– Vladimir Lisin
Secretary-General– Alexander Ratner
Headquarters– Munich, Germany