India won Bronze Medal in junior mixed team skeet at the ISSF Shotgun World Championship

Bhavtegh Singh Gill and Muffaddal Zahra Deesawala won the bronze medal in the junior mixed team skeet at the ISSF Shotgun World Championship 2022 in Osijek, Croatia on Tuesday.

Bhavtegh Gill and Muffaddal Deesawala beat the American pair of Aidin Burns and Mikena Grace Fulton 5-1 in the bronze medal match.

This is India’s third medal at the ongoing shotgun world championships after Areeba Khan’s silver in the junior women’s skeet and the gold medal in the junior men’s trap team.

Great Britain pair Mitchell Brooker-Smith and Sophie Herrmann won the junior mixed team skeet gold medal while China’s Dan Wang and Haolei Zhao won silver. Andrea Galardini and Damiana Paolacci won the other bronze medal on offer.

Bhavtegh Singh Gill and Muffaddal Deesawala finished sixth in qualifying after hitting 132 targets – 70 for Bhavtegh and 62 for Muffaddal – to qualify for the second bronze medal match.

India now sit fourth on the medal table with three medals – one each of gold, silver and bronze. Italy lead the tally with 10 medals – five gold, three silver and two bronze.

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