India bags rich haul of 21 medals including six gold at Asian Airgun Shooting Championships

Posted on:12 Dec 2017 16:16:55
India bags rich haul of 21 medals including six gold at Asian Airgun Shooting Championships
12 December 2017 Current Affairs: Sports affair: India bagged a rich haul of 21 medals including six gold, eight silver and seven bronze medals at the 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships which was concluded on Monday in Wako City, Japan.

On the last of a championship, Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Baker booked quota places for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) by winning a gold and a silver each. Saurabh Chaudhary won both the individual as well as the Team gold in the men's 10m Air Pistol Youth event, while Baker clinched a silver in the women's 10m Air Pistol Youth. India claimed another silver in junior women's 10m Air Pistol.

India added four medals to their kitty on the final day of the competition to finish with a total haul of 21 medals over four days, including six gold, eight silver and seven bronze, besides four Youth Olympic Games quotas.

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