Asian Airgun Championship: India walks away with 16 gold medals after finals

first_imgAsian Airgun Championship: India walks away with 16 gold medals after finalsThe Indian flag continued to fly high at the Asian Airgun Championships in Taipei as the shooters signed off with a total of 25 medals after the finals, of which 16 were gold.advertisement Next Press Trust of India TaipeiApril 1, 2019UPDATED: April 1, 2019 17:50 IST Yash Vardhan and Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals each at the finals of the Asian Airgun Championships. (Photos: @Media_SAI)HIGHLIGHTSIndia signed off from the Asian Airgun Championships finals with a total of 25 medalsYash Vardhan and Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals each on the last dayKeval and Aishwary clinched a silver and a bronze respectivelyIndian shooters continued their dominance claiming half a dozen gold medals on the final day of the Asian Airgun Championships to sign off with a total of 25 medals in Taoyuan, Taipei.India finished with 16 gold, five silver and four bronze.On the last day of the competition, Yash Vardhan and Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals each.Yash finished on top in 10m Air Rifle men’s junior event. He then clinched the yellow metal in Team competition with his partners — Keval Prajpati and Aishwary Tomar.The pair of Shreya Agrawal and Yash Vardhan on the left and Mehuli Ghosh and Keval Prajapati on the right who won Gold & Silver at the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event of the 12th Asian Airgun Championship 2019 in Taipei #AsianAirgun @ISSF_Shooting (@OfficialNRAI) March 28, 2019Yash scored 249.5, while Keval and Aishwary shot 247.3 and 226.1 for silver and bronze respectively.Earlier Vardhan and Shreya combined to win the Mixed Team Rifle junior event.The team of #DivyanshPanwar, #RaviKumar & #DeepakKumar helped India to a gold medalin 10m Air Rifle Team event at Asian Airgun C’ships.All 3 train under #ComeAndPlayScheme at #SAI Dr KSSR & are #TOPSAthlete.Fantastic show, Kudos!@Ra_THORe @OfficialNRAI #KheloIndia SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) March 31, 2019Shreya won the gold in the 10m Air Rifle women’s junior event. She also won the Team gold along with Mehuli Ghosh and Kavi Chakkaravarthy.Shreya’s gold winning 24-shots ended on an impressive 252.5, while Mehuli settled for individual bronze with an effort of 228.3. Kavi was fourth.advertisementIndian shooting’s next assignment is scheduled at Al Ain, UAE where the ISSF Shotgun World Cup stage two commences on April 5.Also Read | Asian Airgun Championship: Bhaker, Saurabh win 10m air pistol mixed team goldAlso Read | Asian Airgun Championships: India’s gold haul rises to 8 after Sarabjot, Esha winAlso Read | Asian Airgun Championship: Indian shooters continue their dominance, make clean sweep of gold medalsAlso Watch | Want to be at the top of my game ahead of Olympics, says Indian shooter Apurvi ChandelaFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byRoshni Tags :Follow Asian Airgun ChampionshipsFollow gold medalFollow Air rifle eventlast_img read more