Deepak, Gaurav win medals

Great Britain's Jack Bale won the gold in men's air rifle, while Gaurav bagged bronze in men's air pistol.

Ravi Kumar.   -  Sandeep Saxena

Deepak Kumar took over from Ravi Kumar who won back to back gold medals, by winning the silver in men’s air rifle in the third match of the Intershoot international shooting competition in the Netherlands.

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Deepak had topped qualification with 627.7 points and lost the gold by 0.4 point to Jack Bale of Britain. Aribam Dicky Sharma won the bronze,
while Pratik Borse and Manjeet Singh placed fifth and seventh respectively.

Deepak had won the bronze in the second match, and Pratik Borse had won the silver in the first match.

In the junior event Avinash Yadav took the silver 0.1 point behind Mauricio Gonzalez of Mexico.

In men’s air pistol, Gaurav Tomar won the bronze, as four Indian shooters made the final, with Om Prakash Mitharwal compiling a high score of 585.

The results:

10m air rifle: 1. Jack Bale (GBR) 248.6 (620.8); 2. Deepak Kumar 248.2 (627.7); 3. Aribam Dicky Sharma 226.6 (618.4); 5. Pratik Borse 184.7; (623.0) 7. Manjeet Singh 142.1 (622.7); 10. Sandeep Singh 618.1.

Junior men: 1. Mauricio Gonzalez (Mex) 243.2 (615.0); 2. Avinash Yadav 243.1 (622.1); 3. William Gryden (Swe) 222.9 (614.7); 9. Tanish
Galhotra 608.1; 10. Abhinav Bhaskar 606.3; 12. Aditya Agrawal 604.6.

10m air pistol:

Men: 1. Joa Costa (Por) 241.7 (586); 2. Felipe Wu (Bra) 241.4 (586); 3. Gaurav Tomar 221.1 (576); 5. Dharmendra Singh 179.9 (578); 7. Omkar Singh 138.7 (576); 8. Om Prakash Mitharwal 116.9 (585); 16. Sumedh Kumar 565; 49. Swatantra Sohni 541; 52. Paras Sharma 539.

Junior men:
1. Jimenez Fernandez Gonzalez (Ger) 237.9 (573); 2. Jerome Son (Bel) 234.7 (569); 3. Omar Abdelfatah (Egy) 210.8 (554); 5.
Parthpal 170.1 (555); 7. Milan Chaudhary 132.3 (557); 8. Gurman Singh Atwal 110.2 (553).
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