Rana, Jain win medals in pistol event at junior World Cup

Rana finished with a score of 233.9 while Anmol totalled 215.1 behind the Chinese gold medallist Zhehao Wang’s tally of a junior world record 242.5.

Gaurav Rana and Anmol Jain on the podium at the ISSF Junior World Cup.   -  ISSF

India tasted success in the 10m air pistol men’s event with Gaurav Rana winning a silver and bronze going to Anmol Jain at the ISSF Junior World Cup here on Saturday.

Rana finished with a score of 233.9 while Anmol totalled 215.1 behind the Chinese gold medallist Zhehao Wang’s tally of a junior world record 242.5.

In an impressive display in the final of men’s 10m air pistol event, India’s Arjun Singh Cheema (152.7), Anhad Jawanda (134.4) and Abhishek Arya 114.5) finished 6th, 7th and 8th respectively.

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India’s Cheema, Rana and Anmol also pocketed the team gold, beating Liu, Wang and Tang — who claimed silver for China — and Jawanda, Arya and Adarsh Singh who won bronze for India.

Rana and Wang remained within 2.3 points with six shots to go but the Chinese shooter’s impressive showing thereafter with consecutive shots of 10.7 and 10.6 points put him in comfortable lead.

Meanwhile, India was second in the standings with 11 medals, which include five gold medals. China leads the standings with 13 podium finishes.