Junior World Cup: Anhad Jawanda collects more gold for India

Anhad Jawanda shot identical scores of 293 in the precision and rapid fire sections for an impressive score of 586 as he beat compatriot Gurmeet by seven points.

A file photo of Anhad Jawanda.   -  anhad26

Anhad Jawanda won the individual and team gold for India in the junior men 25-metre sports pistol in the Junior World Cup shooting in Gabala, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday.

Anhad shot identical scores of 293 in the precision and rapid fire sections for an impressive score of 586 as he beat compatriot Gurmeet by seven points. Sambhaji Patil placed fourth with 573, as he missed a medal by one point to Sergei Evglevski of Australia.

In junior women sports pistol, Chinki Yadav was beaten to the bronze medal 7-3 by Anna Dedova of the Czech Republic. The Indian trio of Chinki, Gauri Sheoran (565) and Muskan (571) who all made the knockout stage, clinched the gold for India ahead of weak Thai teams.

The individual medals were bagged by Russia and Bulgaria, apart from the Czech.

The three golds and a silver apart from the team bronze in junior women’s trap took India’s tally to 9 gold, 5 silver and 9 bronze medals. Russia was on top with 12 gold, 8 silver and 4 bronze.

In junior men’s trap, after three rounds, Manavaditya Singh Rathore led with 73, with rounds of 23, 25 and 25, along with three others, Italians Simone D Ambrosio, Matteo Marongiu and the Kazakh Nikolay Belskiy. Two more rounds followed by the knock-out phase will be held on the final day of competition.

Meanwhile, in junior men’s rifle 3-position event in which Subhankar Pramanick alone made the final and finished eighth, there were no team medals as only two countries could field teams.



Results

Junior men

25m sports pistol: 1. Anhad Jawanda 586; 2. Gurmeet 579; 3. Sergei Evglevski (Aus) 574; 4. Sambhaji Patil 573; 8. Aadeithyaa Joahal 568; 11. Arjun Das 560.

Team: 1. India 1725; 2. Australia 1702; 3. Qatar 1661.

50m rifle 3-position: 1. Benjamin Tingsrud Karlsen (Nor) 455.1 (1158); 2. Filip Nepejchal (Cze) 453.3 (1167); 3. Timur Akhmedzhanov (Rus) 440.3 (1155); 8. Subhankar Pramanick 392.9 (1139); 10. Sarvesh swaroop Shankar 1130; 13. Syed Parvez 1121; 15. Ajaey Nithish 1110.



Junior women

25m sports pistol: 1. Margarita Lomova (Rus) 7 (11) 582; 2. Miroslava Mincheva (Bul) 1 (14) 585; 3. Anna Dedova (Cze) 7 (10) 571; 4. Chinki Yadav 3 (10) 575; 7. Gauri Sheoran 565; 8. Muskan 571; 9. Sanjana Sehrawat 561. Team: 1. India 1701; 2. Thailand 1614; 3. Thailand-B 976.

Trap: 1. Wang Chunchun (Chn) 11(1) 12(2) 68; 2. Yuliya Tugolukova (Rus) 11(0) 12(1, 1, 2) 67; 3. Maria Lucia Palmitessa (Ita) 13 (12)(1, 1, 1) 69; 4. Stephanie Pile (Aus) 11 (12)(1, 0) 69; 11. Pragati Dubey 59; 12. Soumya Gupta 59; 13. Manisha Keer 58; 15. Kirti Gupta 55.

Team: 1. Russia 198; 2. Czech Republic 193; 3. India 176.