Asian Shooting Championships 2023: Aishwary Tomar wins 50m rifle 3P gold

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.

Published : Nov 01, 2023 12:49 IST , New Delhi - 1 MIN READ

FILE PHOTO: Indian shooter Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar.
FILE PHOTO: Indian shooter Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar. | Photo Credit: PTI

FILE PHOTO: Indian shooter Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar. | Photo Credit: PTI

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar won the gold in rifle 3-position event with a 0.8 point margin over Tian Jiaming of China in the 15th Asian shooting championship in Changwon, Korea, on Wednesday.

There was no question of Olympic quota for India in the event, as Swapnil Kusale and Akhil Sheoran had already won the maximum possible two Olympic quota in the event for the country in the World Championships.

The Indian team was pushed to the silver by China which was dominant with a world record of 1777 points, 13 better than India.

India won both the mixed trap gold medals. Manisha Keer and Prithviraj Tondaiman won the gold by beating Korea 141-136. The junior mixed trap gold was won by Aadya Tripathi and Shardul Vihan with a total of 131.

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The other Indian team of Bhavya Tripathi and Bakhtyaruddin Malek shot 130, but was ineligible to be among the medals.

China topped the medals table with 33 gold, 21 silver and 22 bronze. India was second with 21 gold, 21 silver and 13 bronze. Host Korea won 16 gold, 22 silver and 19 bronze.

The results:
50m rifle 3-position: Men: 1. Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar 463.5 (591); 2.Tian Jiaming (Chn) 462.7 (593); 3. Du Linshu (Chn) 450.3 (597); 9. Akhil Sheoran 587; 11. Swapnil Kusale 586; RPO: Goldi Gurjar 585; Niraj Kumar 582.
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; 12. India-2 (Preeti Rajak, Kynan Chenai) 125.
Junior mixed team: 1. India-2 (Aadya Tripathi, Shardul Vihan) 131; 2. Kazakhstan 125(4); 3. China 125(3) and Chinese Taipei 117; 5. India (Bhavya Tripathi, Bakhtyaruddin Malek) 130. 25m centre fire pistol: 1. Song Jong-Ho (Kor) 587; 2. Phan Xuan Chuyan (Vie) 582; 3. Pradeep Singh Shekhawat 582; 5. Prabhjot Singh 580; 9. Yogesh Singh 575; 14. Rajendra Bagul 568.
Team: 1. Korea 1743; 2. India 1737; 3. Vietnam 1730.
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