Vijayveer wins his 3rd gold at Junior Shooting World Cup
Vijayveer Sidhu picked up his third gold medal of the ongoing ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany, combining with Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu and Adarsh Singh to clinch the men’s 25m pistol event today.
For Adarsh, it was his second gold of the competition.
India maintained its top spot at the medal standings after day three with 7 gold 7 Silver and 2 Bronze in a total of 16 medals won so far. China is second with 5 Gold 3 Silver and 5 bronze.
The day’s second medal came in the men’s 10m Air Rifle with the trio of Hriday Hazarika, Yash Vardhan and Paarth Makhija winning the team silver with a combined score of 1877.4, which was just 0.4 less than the gold-winning Chinese team’s score.
Junior world champion Hriday, however, endured heartbreak in the 10m Air Rifle individual competition as he slides down to fourth finishing on a score of 207.3.
Russian Grigoril Shamakov won gold with a score of 250.0.