Chenai led the scoring for India with 122 points from a possible 125 at the end of the qualifying event with Sandhu second with 120 points. Tondaiman had a score of 119
India’s Prithviraj Tondaiman (left), Zoravar Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai (right) celebrate with their gold medals yesterday. Pic/AP;PTI
The Indian shooting squad set itself up for a final hurrah in the shooting competitions here with the men’s trap team picking a gold medal, taking their tally to 21 medals in all, including seven gold.
The men’s trap team of Kynan Chenai, Zoravar Singh Sandhu and Prithviraj Tondaiman bagged the gold medal with a Games Record score of 361 as it finished ahead of Kuwait and China, who took silver and bronze medals with scores of 359 and 354 respectively.
Chenai led the scoring for India with 122 points from a possible 125 at the end of the qualifying event with Sandhu second with 120 points. Tondaiman had a score of 119.
The Indian men overcame a tough challenge from Kuwait (359), that included in its ranks the double gold medallist in skeet Abdullah Al-Rashidi, and China (354) but triumphed in the end. Chenai qualified for the final as the top ranked shooter while Sandhu too made it after coming through a shoot-off with three others.
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