14 September 2018

ISSF World Championship: Udhayveer Singh Wins Gold In Junior Men’s 25m Pistol Event

ISSF World Championship: Udhayveer Singh Wins Gold In Junior Men’s 25m Pistol Event


Sixteen-year-old Udhayveer Singh has won an individual Gold Medal in Junior Men’s 25 metre pistol event in the World Shooting Championships in South Korea. He also spearheaded India to the team Gold. Singh shot a score of 587 in the individual competition to grab the Gold ahead American Henry Leverett and Korean Lee Jaekyoon. 

The bronze medal went to Team Korea, which shot a score of 1721. India is placed fourth in the medals tally with 9 Gold, 8 Silver and seven bronze medals for a total of 24. The tally is India’s best performance in International Shooting Sports Federation’s showpiece. 

Source- AIR World Service

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018- 
  • South Korea Capital- Seoul, Currency: South Korean won. 

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