Mitharwal claims bronze in Intershoot

Om Prakash Mitharwal won the bronze medal at the Intershoot international air gun shooting championship in the Netherlands on Saturday.

After Ravi Kumar's feat on Friday, Om Prakash Mitharwal beat compatriot Dharmendra Singh to clinch the bronze medal at the Intershoot international air gun shooting championship on Saturday.   -  GETTY IMAGES (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)

Om Prakash Mitharwal won the bronze ahead of compatriot Dharmendra Singh in the second air pistol match in the Intershoot international air gun shooting championship in the Netherlands.

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Joao Costa of Portugal who had a modest 571 in qualification beat the former World Champion Tomoyuki Matsuda for the gold.

The results:

10m air pistol:
Men: 1. Joao Costa (Por) 242.8 (571); 2. Tomoyuki Matsuda (Jpn) 242.2 (584); 3. Om Prakash Mitharwal 221.4 (576); 4. Dharmendra Singh 197.0 (583); 7. Gaurav Tomar 137.7 (579); 20. Sumedh Kumar 564; 23. Omkar Singh 563; 53. Saurabh Singh 538; 54. Paras Sharma 53356. Swatantra Sohni 531.

Junior men: 1. Jimenez Fernando Gonzalez (Ger) 235.9 (562); 2. Martin Sorensen (Swe) 235.7 (554); 3. James Miller (GBR) 212.4 (549); 5. Gurman Singh Atwal 167.9 (559); 15. Parthpal 538; 17. Milan Chaudhary535.

10m air rifle:
Junior men: 1. William Gryden (Swe)243.0 (610.1); 2. Mauricio Gonzalez (Mex) 242.1 (613.8); 3. Jacob Hill (GBR) 221.7 (608.8); 4. Abhinav Bhaskar 200.3 (609.8); 5. Avinash Yadav 180.0 (607.7); 7. Tanish Gallhotra 138.2 (614.8); 13. Aditya Agrawal 599.0.

 

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