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Wednesday, 28 June 2017

ISSF Junior World Championship: India finish second in Junior Shooting World Championship

The Indian shooting squad has finished a creditable second at the ISSF Junior World Championship with three gold, two silver and three bronze medals in Suhl, Germany. India picked up a gold and silver in the team and individual sections of the 25m pistol junior men’s event.

India also won team bronze in the 25m pistol junior women’s event to shore up their tally on the fourth and final day of competitions. Anish Bhanwala won three medals, one of each colour. On day one, Anish had claimed gold in the 25m standard pistol men’s event. He also won another gold teaming with Anhad Jawanda and Shivam Shukla for the 25m pistol event. China topped the tally in the rifle/pistol tournament with 19 medals, including eight golds.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • Full form of ISSF is International Shooting Sport Federation.
  • Olegario Vazquez Rana is the President of ISSF.
  •  ISSF Junior World Championship 2017 was held in Germany.
  • China topped with total 19 Medals and India was second with total 8 Medals.
Source- The Hindu

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