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ISSF Junior World Championships: Manu Bhaker wins second gold; women’s skeet team stuns Italy | More sports News


PUNE: After winning the 10m air pistol individual gold, Manu Bhaker topped the podium one more time as she clinched the yellow metal in the mixed team with Sarabjot Singh in the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima, Peru, on Saturday.
The pair of Manu and Sarabjot defeated Naveen and Shikha Narwal 16-12 in the all-India gold-medal match.
This was Manu’s second gold in as many matches. She will participate in three more events at this meet.
Manu-Sarabjot qualified after scoring 386 in the qualification round, while Shikha-Naveen totaled 385.
In the 10m air rifle mixed event, the pair of Atmika Gupta and Rajpreet Singh displayed nerves of steel as they played the gold-medal round against Olympic medallist pair of Mary Tucker and William Shaner.
The Indians, playing in their first international meet, lost to the Americans 15-17 in the nail-biting final.
Earlier, on Friday, women’s skeet team of Ganemat Sekhon, Raiza Dhillon and Areeba Khan clinched gold as they blanked favorites Italy 6-0 in the gold medal match.
The men’s skeet team of Rajveer Gill, Ayush Rudraraju and Abhay Singh Sekhon took bronze after defeating Turkey by the same 6-0.





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