It was full Indian dominance on the ultimate day of the 2021 ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima, Peru. The nation’s shooters not simply gained all 4 golds however all 12 medals on supply from the non-Olympic 25m Normal Pistol and 50m Pistol occasions.
India completed on high of the medal tally with a whopping 40 medals together with 16 golds. Workforce USA was a distant second with 7 golds and 21 medals. Though nations resembling China, Russia and Korea didn’t ship any individuals, the scores posted by the younger Indian contingent in Olympic occasions had been of requirements befitting any high worldwide competitors.
25m Normal Pistol
Vijayveer Sidhu and his twin Udhayveer might have had disappointing outings within the 25m RFP finals however each mixed in 25m Normal Pistol to assist India get a podium sweep.
Vijayeer completed with 570-17x, simply marginally forward of Udhayveer’s 570-14x. One other Indian Harsh Gupta received a bronze with a rating of 566. 17 shooters from 8 nations participated within the competitors which had no last.
Likewise Rhythm Sangwan narrowly missed out on particular person medals each in Women’s 25m Pistol and Women’s 10m Air Pistol however lastly received a person gold in Girls’s 25m STP. She scored 573-21x.
Niveditha Nair and Naamya Kapoor, the brand new Junior World Champion in Girls’s 25m Pistol, gained silver and bronze with scores of 565 and 563 respectively. 11 shooters from 5 nations participated within the competitors which had no last.
The group of Vijayveer and Rhythm had earlier gained gold in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team.
Arjun Singh Cheema gained gold from this former-Olympic occasion that was made well-known in India by Jitu Rai.
Arjun scored 549-11x. Shaurya Sarin completed simply forward of Ajinkya Chavan for the silver medal after each had been tied at 549-5x. 16 shooters from 7 nations participated within the competitors which had no last.
In Girls’s 50m Pistol, Shikha Narwal (530) gained gold from a small discipline that had simply 5 individuals and only one non-Indian competitor. Esha Singh (529) and Navdeep Kaur (526) had been 2nd and third.
This former Olympic shotgun occasion noticed solely Indian competitors. Vinay Pratap Singh Chandrawat (120), Sehajpreet Singh (114) and Mayank Shokeen (111) had been the highest three in Males’s Double Lure.
Manvi Soni (105), Yeshaya Contractor (90) and Hitasha (76) had been the highest three in Girls’s Double Lure.
25m Fast Fireplace Pistol Workforce
The Indian group of Adarsh Singh, Vijayveer Sidhu and Anish Bhanwala defeated Germany 10-2 within the Males’s RFP group occasion held on the penultimate day of the ISSF World Juniors.
This was the primary gold medal of the event for each Adarsh and Anish.
Thailand defeated Belarus 9-3 within the bronze medal match. Solely these 4 nations took half within the competitors.
50m Rifle 3 Positions Combined Workforce
The ultimate rifle occasion came about on the penultimate day of the event. Germany 1 (Max Braun, Ana Jensen) defeated the Indian group of Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Ayushi Podder by a scoreline of 31-17 within the gold medal match. 13 groups participated. The Indian group had certified in first place in Qualification 2 with a rating of 590-30x.
Czech Republic defeated Hungary 1 within the bronze medal match.
Aishwary added one other medal to his kitty after a record-breaking run within the particular person occasion whereas it was the second silver gained by Ayushi.
The ISSF World Juniors completed as a profitable competitors for the Indian group after the fiasco at Tokyo 2020. Whether or not the shooters, coaches and federation can take the teachings of this event in the direction of larger competitions stays to be seen.
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