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Updated on: 02 November,2023 09:09 AM IST  |  New Delhi

India’s Aishwary wins 50m rifle 3P gold; teams up with Swapnil Kusale and Akhil Sheoran for silver in Korea

Tomar too good!

Aishwary Tomar

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar won the gold medal in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions individual event and helped India grab a team silver at the Asian Shooting Championship in Changwon, Korea on Wednesday. The 22-year-old Tomar shot 463.5 in the final to win the gold. China’s Tian Jiaming took the silver with a score of 462.7. Another Chinese, Du Linshu picked up the bronze with 450.3.

The silver-winning trio of Akhil Sheoran (left), Aishwary Tomar and Swapnil Kusale (right) in Changwon, Korea, yesterday. Pic/NRAI
The silver-winning trio of Akhil Sheoran (left), Aishwary Tomar and Swapnil Kusale (right) in Changwon, Korea, yesterday. Pic/NRAI

Tomar had finished fifth in the qualification round with 591. The Indian trio of Tomar, Swapnil Kusale and Akhil Sheoran won the team silver with a total score of 1764, behind China (1777). India has already got maximum two possible Olympic quota places in this event through Kusale and Sheoran. Kusale had won the Paris Games quota during the World Championships in Cairo last year. Sheoran did the same in this year’s World Championships in Baku.

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The results:

Team: 1. China 1777 (WR); 2. India 1764; 3. Japan 1760.

Trap: Mixed team: 1. India (Manissha Keer, Prithviraj Tondaiman) 141, 2. Korea 136, 3. China 134 and Kuwait 133

Junior mixed team: 1. India-2 (Aadya Tripathi, Shardul Vihan) 131, 2. Kazakhstan 125(4), 3. China 125(3) and Chinese Taipei 117

25m centre fire pistol: 1. Song Jong-Ho (Kor) 587, 2. Phan Xuan Chuyan (Vie) 582, 3. Pradeep S Shekhawat 582

Team: 1. Korea 1743, 2. India 1737, 3. Vietnam 1730.

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