Shotgun World Championship: Onus on women's and junior men's skeet shooters to provide interesting finish

The former national champion Saniya Sheikh, Areeba Khan and Kartiki Singh Shaktawat will compete in the women’s skeet event on Tuesday and Wednesday.

While India did not field any shooter in double trap as it has been dropped from the Olympics, the trap shooters, apart from the men’s skeet and junior women’s skeet shooters, have not been able to make the finals in any of the events so far. (Representative Image)

While India did not field any shooter in double trap as it has been dropped from the Olympics, the trap shooters, apart from the men’s skeet and junior women’s skeet shooters, have not been able to make the finals in any of the events so far. (Representative Image)   -  Getty Images

The onus will be on the women’s skeet team and the junior men’s skeet shooters to provide an interesting finish for India’s campaign in the ongoing Shotgun World Championship in Lonato, Italy.

The former national champion Saniya Sheikh, Areeba Khan and Kartiki Singh Shaktawat will compete in the women’s skeet event on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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The junior men’s skeet will feature Arjun Thakur, Ayush Rudraraju and Gurnihal Singh Garcha.

While India did not field any shooter in double trap as the event has been dropped from the Olympics, the trap shooters, apart from the men’s skeet and junior women’s skeet shooters, have not been able to make the finals in any of the events so far.