Indian men's skeet team wins bronze at ISSF World Cup

The Indians beat the Kazakhstan team of David Pochivalov, Eduard Yechshenko and Alexandr Mukhamediyev 6-2 in the bronze medal match.

The trio reached the bronze medal match when they combined to shoot a score of 491 after the qualification stage- SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

The Indian trio of Angad Vir Singh Bajwa, Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Gurjoat Khangura clinched the skeet team bronze in the Shotgun World Cup in Cairo in Egypt.

In a format where the shooters continue for two more rounds on the third day, in addition to the five rounds, shot during individual qualification, the team medals are decided among the top four.

Indian team shot 146 out of 150 to reach a total of 491 and tied with Russia, while the Czech Republic topped with 498.

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Russia not only won the shoot-off against India 6-5 but went on to capture the gold with a 6-0 victory over the Czech Republic.

India beat Kazakhstan 6-2 to win the bronze. In the medal round, each team gets 12 shots. The team that shoots maximum gets two points and the other team zero. The team that reaches six points first wins the competition.

The Indian women’s team of Parinaaz Dhaliwal, Ganemat Sekhon and Karttiki Singh Shaktawat lost the battle for bronze 4-6 to Kazakhstan, while Russia beat the Czech Republic 6-2 for the gold.

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