Sat. Apr 13th, 2024
Akhil, Anish, Niraj shine as India win six medals at the Polish Grand Prix

New Delhi: Paris Olympics quota winners Akhil Sheoran and Anish Bhanwala as perfectly as Niraj Kumar shone the brightest as Indian rifle and pistol shooters finished their Polish Grand Prix campaign with 6 medals, which includes two gold.

Some associates of India’s 50m rifle and 25m immediate-fire pistol squad are currently on an exposure tour to Europe to contend in several founded international Taking pictures situations, in the establish-up to Paris 2024.

Akhil Sheoran gained gold for India in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions (3P) match two when he shot a scorching 468.4 to leave Patrik Jany of the Czech Republic a distant 2.2 powering in 2nd at the Grand Prix Wroclawia & Dolnego Slaska.

Both those people scores were being having said that increased than the existing entire world record of 466.1, held by Jany’s countryman Jiri Privratsky.

Anish Bhanwala also won gold in the men’s 25m swift-fireplace pistol, to lengthen a golden run of kind at the Jozef Zapedzki Grand Prix held simultaneously.

Navy shooter Niraj Kumar was also extremely amazing finishing with two bronze medals in the two the men’s 3P matches, thereby turning into the only Indian to end with two medals.

Niraj also shot amazing scores of 595 and 594 in the two qualification matches. In the very first match he finished 3rd guiding Jany and Rio Olympic silver medalist Serhiy Kulish of Ukraine. Swapnil Kusale also shot a stable 595 in match two to leading the qualification standings, being additional correct than Niraj, but completed fourth total.

The two Grand Prixes also noticed an additional Paris quota winner Shriyanka Sadangi get bronze in the women’s 3P and Ashi Chouksey select up a silver in the 2nd women’s 3P.

The entourage now moves to Germany exactly where the ISAS Dortmund is established to start off from Tuesday, March 18, 2024.

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