The Indian team, consisting of Swapnil Kusal, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, and Akhil Sheoran, delivered a stellar performance, amassing a total of 1769 points to claim the gold medal. Their remarkable score also broke the world record of 1761 points, previously held by the USA since last year.
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This victory marked India’s 15th medal in shooting at the ongoing Asian Games in Hangzhou. With a total of 27 medals, including seven gold, nine silver, and 11 bronze medals, India has been performing exceptionally well in various sporting disciplines.
The Indian shooting team‘s impressive run continued as they showcased their skill and determination in the competition. The trio’s outstanding performance in the 50m rifle men’s 3P event not only earned them a gold medal but also established a new world record, further solidifying India’s reputation as a dominant force in international shooting sports.
In addition to this gold medal, Indian shooters have consistently delivered exceptional results, contributing significantly to the country’s success at the Asian Games. Their achievements are a testament to their hard work, dedication, and talent, and they have made the nation proud with their remarkable performances on the international stage.
(With ANI inputs)
Watch Asian Games 2023: Gold for Team India in 50m rifle 3 positions event