New Delhi: Heena Sidhu confirmed a welcome return to shooting form, when she backed up her gold medal winning effort at home at the 8th Asian Air Gun Championship, with another gold medal on Day 4 of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship here in Kuwait City. Heena shot an excellent 198.2 in the finals to edge out Mongolian Gundegma Otreyad who shot 198. Jangmi Kim of Korea won the bronze.
The medal winning efforts of India on Day 4 are as follows:
10M Air Pistol Women
Heena Sidhu struck gold shooting a score 198.2 in the finals. Gundegma Otreyad of Mongolia won the Silver shooting 198 while Jangmi Kim of Korea won the Bronze ending with a score of 176.2
10M Air Pistol Women Junior
Shri Nivetha backed up her gold medal winning performace at the 8th Asian Air Gun Championship held in Delhi with another gold here in Kuwait City. She shot 195.8 in the finals to edge out Shinemurun Nyamdorj of Mongolia who shot 195.4. Heesun Kim of Korea won the bronze shooting 174.4.
Shreya Gawande, Shri Nivetha and Oshin Tawani also won the Team Gold with a combined total of 1114. Mongoloia won the silver and Korea the bronze
10M Air Pistol Youth Women
The Team of Nayani Bharadwaj (374), Harshada Nithave (374) and Malaika Goel (365) won the team gold in the 10M Air Pistol Youth Women event.
25M Pistol Men Junior
Shivam Shukla of India won gold shooting a score of 576 to finish ahead of Jungwoo Park (575) and Jaekyoon Lee (572) of Korea respectively. Shivam, Arjun Das and Achal Pratap Grewal also won the team silver medal in the event.
Junior Skeet Men’s
Angad Bajwa secured the individual gold in the Junior Skeet Men’s category. He shot 121 in the qualifications, following up with a score 15 in the semi finals. His gold medal match score was 12.
The team of Angad Bajwa (121), Anant Naruka (112) and Arjun Mann (114) shot a total of 347 to walk away with the team gold in the category.