Asian Games 2023, Palak Gulia and Esha Singh shone in the women’s 10m air pistol individual event, winning gold and silver medals, respectively. In her quest to bag an individual gold medal at the Asian Games (which she eventually did), Palak secured 242.1 points – an Asian Games record. Esha Singh, who had already showcased her talent earlier in the competition by winning an individual silver in the 25m pistol event, continued to shine. In the women’s 10m air pistol individual event, Esha secured the silver medal with a commendable score of 239.7 points. Her consistent performance throughout the competition highlighted her prowess as a top-tier shooter.
A Tough Competitor from Pakistan
Pakistan’s Kishmala Talat gave a spirited performance, earning the bronze medal in the women’s 10m air pistol individual event. With a score of 218.2 points, she displayed remarkable skill and determination, providing a strong challenge to Esha Singh. Talat’s achievement adds to the competitive spirit and camaraderie among athletes from the region.
A Remarkable Day for Indian Shooting
The outstanding achievements of Palak Gulia and Esha Singh in the women’s 10m air pistol individual event contribute significantly to India’s medal count at the international level. Their dedication, precision, and composure on the shooting range underscore India’s prowess in shooting sports.
As these talented shooters continue to make their mark on the global stage, their achievements inspire aspiring athletes and serve as a testament to the bright future of Indian shooting. Palak Gulia and Esha Singh’s success is not only a source of pride for their nation but also a symbol of excellence in sportsmanship.