Junior World C'ships: Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar wins gold in 50m Rifle three positions, sets new jr world record

Aishwary finished with a record score of 463.4 which was 6.9 more than the score of silver medallist Lucas Bernard Denis Kryzs of France.

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar

FILE PHOTO: Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar won the 50m rifle 3 positions gold medal with a new junior world record at the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima, Peru, on Monday.   -  The Hindu

India's Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar won gold in 50m Rifle three positions men's event with a new junior world record at the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima on Monday.

This is the country's eighth gold medal at this year's competition.

Twenty-year-old Aishwary, who equalled the junior world record of 1185 during the qualification stage, went a step ahead during the final. He finished with a record score of 463.4 which was 6.9 more than the score of silver medallist Lucas Bernard Denis Kryzs of France.

Earlier in the day, 14-year-old Naamya Kapoor clinched gold in the women's 25m pistol event while her compatriot Manu Bhaker won bronze.

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