Manu, Saurabh win 10m air pistol mixed team gold in shooting World Cup

The duo of Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker claimed a gold medal for India in 10-metre air pistol mixed team event at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi on the last day of the competition on Wednesday. They shot a total of 483.5 points to finish on top of the podium at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.

Saurabh and Manu had entered the final after equalling the qualification world record. The Chinese duo of Ranxin Jiang and Bowen Zhang won silver with 477.7 points, while the bronze went to the Korean pair of Minjung Kim and Daehun Park who scored 418.8 points.

India jointly topped the standings with Hungary in the ISSF World Cup claiming three gold medals, but managed to secure only one Olympic quota. The tournament offered 14 quota places for the 2020 Tokyo Games.

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