Indian juniors win four medals at Asian Shotgun Championship

While India bagged two silver medals in the junior men’s and women’s team events, it also bagged two individual bronze in the junior men’s and women’s skeet.

REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO: Abhay Singh won the bronze medal in the men’s skeet competition on Tuesday after reaching the final with a qualification round of 114.

REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO: Abhay Singh won the bronze medal in the men’s skeet competition on Tuesday after reaching the final with a qualification round of 114.   -  Getty Images

Abhay Singh Sekhon won the junior men’s skeet bronze in the ninth Asian Shotgun Championship in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Tuesday.

Yuan Shuaijun of China beat Eduard Yechshenko of Kazakhstan 4-3 in the shoot-off after the two were tied on 54 in the final.

Parinaaz Dhaliwal won the bronze in the junior women’s skeet behind the Chinese Sun Yashu and Lu Yikai.

India won the team silver behind China in both the junior men and junior women’s events.

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India did not field shooters in the men’s and women’s events.

The results:

Skeet:

Junior men:
1. Yuan Shuaijun (Chn) 54(4) 116; 2. Eduard Yechshenko (Kaz) 54(3) 115; 3. Abhay Singh Sekhon 44 (114); 6. Ayush Rudraraju 15 (110); 10. Gurnihal Singh Garcha 102.

Team: 1. China 339; 2. India 326; 3. Kazakhstan 324.

Junior women: 1. Sun Yashu (Chn) 49(4) 114; 2. Lu Yikai (Chn) 49(3) 116; 3. Parinaaz Dhaliwal 39 (112); 4. Asees Chhina 32 (106); 7. Darshna Rathore 105.

Team: 1. China 339; 2. India 323; 3. Kazakhstan 300.