Indian Shooters Finish fourth With 10 Medals: ISSF Jr WC

India ended their campaign at the International Shooting SportsFederation (ISSF) Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany with a creditable fourth place finish, while Italy finished at the top spot in the medal’s table.

A total of 585 junior athletes from 48 countries participated in the event and only 24 countries made it to the medals table. The Indian juniors had an overall tally of three Gold, four Silver and three Bronze medals whileItaly added seven Gold, four Silver and one Bronze medal to their kitty. Russia came second with five Gold, six Silver and nine Bronze ahead of Germany, who finished third with five Gold, three Silver and three Bronze medals.

For India, Rituraj Singh was the most successful performer with two Gold medals in both the individual and team events of the Men’s 25M Standard Pistol.  

Apart from this, Shivam Shukla also turned in impressive performances in pistol events winning one Gold and one Silver medal. Arjun Das also won one Gold and one Bronze medal for Team India.

Among the junior women, Yashaswini Singh Deswal was the most impressive with her two Silver medals, both in the individual and team sections of the 10M Air Pistol event. Yashaswini has been a consistent performer in world events over the last couple of years.

So let’s do:
1. Expand the term ISSF ?
2. _____ finished at the top spot in the medal’s table.
3. Yashaswini Singh Deswal associated to which sport ?

Source – The Economic Times


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