Meeting of Shooting Hopes: Elavenil wins gold

The Indian junior men swept the three medals in the 25-metre sports pistol, with Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu winning the gold with 586, one point ahead of Vijayveer Sidhu.

Elavenil Valarivan. (File Photo)   -  Nicolo Zangirolami

Elavenil Valarivan beat Nicole Gabrielli of Italy by 1.1 point to clinch the junior women’s air rifle gold, after having topped qualification with 628.0 in the 28th Meeting of Shooting Hopes junior international championship in Plzen, Czech Republic on Friday.

The Indian junior men swept the three medals in the 25-metre sports pistol, with Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu winning the gold with 586, one point ahead of Vijayveer Sidhu.

The results:

Junior men:

25m sports pistol: 1. Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu 586; 2. Vijayveer Sidhu 585; 3. Udhayveer Sidhu 582; 6. Anhad Jawanda 579; 7. Anish Bhanwala 578; 12. Adarsh Singh 574

Junior women:

10m air rifle: 1. Elavenil Valarivan 250.8 (628.0); 2. Nicole Gabrielli (Ita) 249.7 (627.3); 3. Aleksandra Szutko (Pol) 228.2 (623.6); 4. Shreya Agrawal 206.8 (624.8); 13. Manini Kaushik 621.8; 46. Zeena Khitta 616.8

For more updates, follow Sportstar on :