Indian shooters Saurabh Chaudhary (Left) and Manu Bhaker (Right) (File photo)
Indian shooters Saurabh Chaudhary (Left) and Manu Bhaker (Right) (File photo)

ISSF WC: Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary win gold in 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event

ANI | Updated: Feb 27, 2019 16:58 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb 27 (ANI): Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary striked a gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event of the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup here on Wednesday.
The duo scored 483.4 points to finish on top of the podium.
The silver medal in the event was won by Chinese pair of Ranxin Jiang and Bowen Zhang with a score of 477.7 points while Korea’s Minjung Kim and Daehun Park settled for the third position with 418.8 points.
Other Indian pair in the fray Heena Sidhu and Abhishek Verma failed to qualify for the final round of the event.
On Sunday, Saurabh had created a world record by winning gold medal in the men's 10m Air Pistol event of the World Cup.
Commonwealth Games and Youth Olympic gold medallist Manu Bhaker, on the other hand, had finished fifth in the women’s 25m Pistol event.
As many as 500 shooters from 60 countries are fighting to claim the top honours at the Shooting World Cup which is being held in New Delhi from February 20 to 28.
The event holds significance as there are 14 Tokyo 2020 Olympics quota places up for grabs. (ANI)