India’s 14-year-old shooter Naamya Kapoor fired her option to the gold medal forward of her celebrated compatriot Manu Bhaker within the girls’s 25m pistol occasion of the ISSF Junior world Championship right here on Monday.
Kapoor shot 36 within the finals to say the highest prize forward of France’s Camille Jedrzejewski (33) and 19-year-old Olympian Bhakar (31), who has already received three gold to date within the match.
Bhaker settled for bronze after the French markswoman prevailed in a shoot-off.
One other Indian shooter, Rhythm Sangwan, completed fourth because the nation dominated the finals.
Kapoor was sixth within the qualification with a complete of 580 as Bhaker (587) and Sangwan (586) grabbed the highest two spots.
Delhi’s Kapoor had shot the second greatest rating of 583 in qualification to complete fifth within the nationwide shooting choice trials on the Dr Karni Singh Vary in August.
India lead standings with seven gold, six silver and three bronze for a complete of 16 medals.
That is the primary multi-discipline shooting occasion because the Tokyo Olympics, with as many as 32 nations and practically 370 athletes taking part within the championship.
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