Manu Bhaker denied Rhythm Sangwan yet another gold in an Haryana clash this time in the Junior Women's 25M Pistol. Manu prevailed 19-14 in a pulsating encounter.
Among the other Indians in the field, Abhishek Verma paired with Ukranian Olena Kostevych to finish sixth, while the pairing of Saurabh Chaudhary and Swiss Heidi Gerber Diethelm also made it among the top-eight semifinalists to finish seventh.
This was Manu's fourth gold of the competition to go with one bronze, while it was the 14-year old Naamya's second gold of the championship.
India's other competitor in the women's Pistol, Rhythm Sangwan finished fourth. In the men's 10M Air Pistol, India finished outside the medals with Naveen finishing fourth and Sarabjot Singh and Vijayveer Sidhu finishing sixth and eighth respectively.
Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat were placed 5th and 25th respectively in the women's 25m pistol qualification (precision) at the Tokyo Olympics
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