India won four more gold medals at the ongoing ISSF Junior World Cup 2022 in Suhl, Germany winning both the women’s and men’s air rifle and air pistol team shooting events on Friday, day four of competition.
The wins took India’s total medal haul at the junior shooting meet to 14 – eight gold and six silver. Australia, France, Poland and Bulgaria have shared the other four gold medals on offer between themselves till now.
In men’s 10m air rifle, trio of Rudrankksh Patil, Paarth Makhija and Umamahesh Maddineni beat the Spanish trio of Jesus Oviedo, Adrian Diaz and Jorge Estevez 16-8 in the gold medal match.
It was then the turn of the junior women’s 10m air pistol team of Manu Bhaker, Palak and Esha Singh who outplayed Georgians Salome Prodiashvili, Mariam Abramishvili and Mariami Prodiashvili by the same 16-8 margin.
Then the air rifle women’s team comprising of Arya Borse, Zeena Khitta and Ramita downed the Korean trio of Yeeun AN, Eunji Kwon and Jeongin Jang 17-9 in the title decider to give India her third gold of the day.
Finally, it was the Junior men’s air pistol team of Saurabh Chaudhary, Shiva Narwal and Sarabjot Singh who outclassed Uzbekistan’s Mukhammad Kamalov, Veniamin Nikitin and Umidbek Komolbekov 17-9 to clinch India’s fourth gold of the day.