Manu Bhaker wins 10m Air-Pistol gold at Junior World Cup
Indian shooting sensation Manu Bhaker continued her terrific run of form, claiming the gold medal after prevailing over Thailand's Kanyakorn Hirunphoem in a thrilling final of the women's 10m air pistol event at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney on Saturday. Another Indian shooter in the fray, Devanshi Rana, also qualified for the final and finished fourth with 195.3. Here's more.
Manu, Rana also bring India on top of team podium
Manu, Rana, and Mahima Agrawal brought India on top of the team podium with gold, while China's Xiao, Lu, and Li Xue won silver and Thailand's Hirunphoem, Srinitivoravong, and Kaewngoen won bronze. 16-year-old Manu shot 235.9 to finish top of the podium, while Hirunphoem had to be content with silver after scoring 234.9 and Chinese Kaiman Lu (214.2) completed the podium by winning bronze.
Her second international gold in the same month!
Manu Bhaker of India 🇮🇳 pockets her second international gold in the same month! #ISSFJWC pic.twitter.com/IxSeLtm7tQ— ISSF (@ISSF_Shooting) March 24, 2018