Mehuli Ghosh’s effort is not going to be thought-about as a world document. © Twitter
Indian shooters bagged 9 medals, together with 4 golds within the 13th South Asian Video games in Kathmandu on Tuesday, with Mehuli Ghosh ending on prime of podium with a rating higher than the world document. The 19-year-old Mehuli clinched the gold with a rating of 253.Three within the remaining, which is zero.four greater than the present world document of 252.9 which is within the title of one other Indian, Apurvi Chandela. Mehuli’s effort will, nonetheless, not be thought-about as a world document, because the South Asian Video games’ outcomes usually are not recognised by the worldwide physique (ISSF) for the aim of information.
Shriyanka Sadangi took the silver with a rating of 250.eight, whereas Shreya Agrawal (227.2) clinched the bronze in a 1-2-Three podium end by the Indians. India additionally gained the staff gold within the 10m air rifle occasion.
Within the males’s 50m 3P occasion, Chain Singh clinched the gold medal with compatriot Akhil Sheoran successful the silver. Yogesh Singh and Gurpreet Singh gained the gold and silver medal within the 25m middle fireplace pistol occasion respectively.
India additionally gained a silver medal within the 25m middle fireplace pistol staff occasion.
The Indian shooters swept all of the medals on supply within the ladies’s 10m air rifle occasion with Mehuli, Shriyanka Sadangi and Shreya Agrawal ending on the rostrum.
Whereas Mehuli clinched the gold with a rating of 253.Three, Shriyanka took the silver with a rating of 250.eight, whereas Shreya (227.2) clinched the bronze in a 1-2-Three podium end by the Indians on the Satdobato Capturing Vary.
India additionally gained the staff gold within the 10m air rifle occasion.
“As far as I understand, SAG results will not be recognised for record purposes. Only the results of World Cups, World Championships and quota events are considered for record purposes by the ISSF. Moreover, there will have to be an ISSF referee in an event if the results are to be considered for records,” a prime NRAI official advised PTI.
Mehuli had gained a 10m air rifle silver within the 2018 ISSF World Championships. She had additionally gained silver medals within the 2018 Commonwealth Video games and Youth Olympics.
On the finish of the day Indian shooters’ medal haul comprised 4 gold as might silver and a bronze.
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