ISSF World Cup 2019: Saurabh Chaudhary breaks WR, bags gold in 10m air pistol

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ISSF World Cup 2019: Saurabh Chaudhary breaks WR, bags gold in 10m air pistol

India’s 16-year-old shooter Saurabh Chaudhary won a gold medal in men’s 10m Air Pistol event at the ongoing ISSF World Cup 2019 at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi on Sunday.

Earlier, Apurvi Chandela bagged India’s first gold in the World Cup on Saturday.

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Saurabh, who won a gold at the Youth Olympics last year, defeated Serbia’s Damir Mikec to claim the gold with a world record score of 245. With the glory, he also assured himself an Olympic quota for Tokyo 2020.

Other Indians competing in the event, Abhishek Verma and Ravinder Singh, failed to qualify for the final. Both Abhishek are Ravinder finished with a total score of 576 in the qualification round.

Last year, Chaudhary also won gold at the Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany, in addition to being crowned junior world champion and Youth Olympic champion.

He has won one gold and one silver at the Junior Asian Championships, and a gold at a Youth Asian Championship.

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