Asian Air Gun Championship: India ends with two golds

India had two gold medals in the team events and a silver and two bronze medals in individual events after the final day of the Asian Air Gun Championship.

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Commonwealth Games silver medallist Malaika Goel managed a bronze medal in the junior category.   -  Sandeep Saxena

India clinched two gold medals in the team events apart from a silver and two bronze medals in individual events in air pistol category on the concluding day of the 9th Asian Air Gun Championship in Tehran.

Mahima Agarwal won the youth women silver and won the gold with Harshada Nithave and Yogita in the team event.

Ruchita Vinerkar won the women’s bronze but along with Harveen Srao and Sarvesh Tomar, missed the team bronze medal by two points to Malaysia.

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Malaika Goel managed a junior bronze, but she qualified with a score of 384, the best in the women’s event. Along with Anushka Patil and Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Malaika took the team to the gold, four points ahead of China.

The results:

Air pistol:-

Women: 1. Zhang Mengxue (Chn) 198.8 (383); 3. Lin Yuemei (Chn) 194.3 (384); 3. Ruchita Vinerkar 175.5 (377); 15. Harveen Srao 372; 25. Sarvesh Tomar 365.

Team: 1. China 1144, 2. Iran 1133, 3. Malaysia 1116, 4. India 1114.



Junior women: 1. Zeng Wen (Chn) 195.3 (373); 2. Zohreh Sadeghi (Iri) 193.3 (375); 3. Malaika Goel 175.6 (384); 6. Anushka Patil 113.9 (369); 8. Yashaswini Singh Deswal 73.7 (373).

Team: 1. India 1126; 2. China 1121; 3. Iran 1117.



Youth women: 1. Jiang Ranxin (Chn) 196.4 (381); 2. Mahima Turhi Agrawal 192.0 (374); 3. Tan Kexin (Chn) 175.2 (370); 4. Harshada Nithave 155.6 (373); 6. Yogita 112.5 (377).

Team: 1. India 1124; 2. China 1122; 3. Iran 1121.