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Indian shooter Hriday Hazarika shoots gold at ISSF World C'ship

Indian shooter Hriday Hazarika shoots gold at ISSF World C'ship

New Delhi, Sep 7 (UNI) Indian shooter Hriday Hazarika clinched a gold medal in the 10 m air rifle junior men's event of the ISSF World Championships in South Korea on Friday.

The Indian team, comprising Hazarika, Divyansh Panwar and Arjun Babuta, finished fourth with a combined total of 1872.3.

17-year-old Hriday Hazarika and Iran's Mohammed Amir Nekounam both ended tied at 250.1, however, Hazarika claimed the top honours after prevailing in a shoot-off at the prestigious International Shooting Sport Federation tournament.

The women's 10m air rifle team of Elavenil Valarivan, Shreya Agarwal and Manini Kaushik then produced a striking performance to total 1880.7 for a gold with a world record.


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