Manu-Saurabh win mixed event gold with junior world record
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Manu-Saurabh win mixed event gold with junior world record

New Delhi, Nov 9: Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary won the 10m Air Pistol mixed team with a junior world record score on the last day of the Asian Airgun Championships in Kuwait, beating the Chinese pair of Wang Xiaoyu and Hong Shuqi in the final on Friday.

Youth Olympic Games champions Manu and Saurabh finished with a score of 485.4 in the final, well ahead of the Chinese who managed 477.9. A second Chinese team won bronze while India’s second pair in the finals, Abhidnya Patil and Anmol Jain finished fourth.

Earlier in qualifying, Manu and Saurabh scored 762 out of 800 and were second position among five qualifying teams, while the Chinese pair got top position.

This was also Saurabh’s third gold medal in two days, having won the team and individual 10m Air Pistol events on Thursday. (UNI)