Shahu Tushar Mane shoots gold in Hannover

Youth Olympics silver medallist Shahu Tushar Mane led a clean sweep of the junior men’s air rifle medals for India in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover, Germany.

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Youth Olympics silver medallist Shahu Tushar Mane led a clean sweep of the junior men’s air rifle medals for India in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover, Germany.

After qualifying with a modest score of 623.2, Tushar won the gold with an impressive total of 251.4. Rudrankksh Patil who lost the gold by 2.8 points, pipped the world junior champion Hriday Hazarika by 0.6 point for the silver.

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In men’s air rifle, however, the experienced Ravi Kumar and Deepak Kumar had to settle for the fifth and seventh spots respectively.

Tejas Krishna Prasad who qualified in the third place with 627.9 ended eighth eventually.

In the 25-metre sports pistol, Annu Raj Singh won the women’s bronze, while Abhidnya Patil won the junior women’s silver, after having qualified on top with 576.

The results

10m air rifle

Men: 1. Marcus Madsen (Swe) 251.4 (633.3); 2. Dane Sampson (Aus) 249.8 (626.9); 3. Henrik Grimsrud Larsen (Nor) 228.7 (624.9); 5. Ravi Kumar 186.4 (626.2); 7. Deepak Kumar 144.2 (625.0); 8. Tejas Krishnaprasad 123.3 (627.9); 14. Sahil Sharma 621.9; 16. Parveen Kumar 621.3; 17.

Gagan Narang 620.2.

Junior men: 1. Shahu Tushar Mane 251.4 (623.2); 2. Rudrankksh Patil 248.6 (626.0); 3. Hriday Hazarika 227.2 (628.6); 11. Satinderpal Singh

616.4; 15. Sharad Tyagi 610.7; 18. Khush Dhawan 609.2; 20. Kabir Goyal 608.5; 21. Prithvi Thakkar 606.8.

25m sports pistol

Women: 1. Mathilde Lamolle (Fra) 34 (585); 2. Diana Durango (Ecu) 34 (579); 3. Annu Raj Singh 26 (574); 10. Gauri Sheoran 569; 13. Loveleen

Kaur 563; 18. Sheila Kanungo 551; 19. Vibhuti Agrawal 549.

Junior women: 1. Sara Fabian (Hun) 33 (569); 2. Abhidnya Patil 27 (576); 3. Elisa Candel (Fra) 17 (547); 10 Srinithi Venkatesh 537; 11. Esha Singh 536; 18. Shivani Satav 520.

50m rifle 3-position 

Women: 1. Tina Lehrich (Ger) 456.8 (1163); 2.

Katie Gleeson (GBR) 455.9 (1164); 3. Oda Loevseth (Nor) 445.5 (1162); 14. Tejaswini Sawant 1148.