Yashwini qualifies

Shooter Yashwini earned a quota place for this year’s Youth Olympic Games after she bagged the air pistol silver medal on a day India won seven medals, including two team gold, at the 7th Asian Championship in Kuwait on Wednesday.

All three Indian shooters — Malaika Goel, Gouri Sheoran, besides Yashwini — reached the finals of this event, but the quota went to Yashwini on the basis of her winning the silver.
Yashwini’s score in the finals was 193. Goel won the bronze with final score of 174.9. The fourth position went to Sheoran, who scored 154.7.

The team of Goel (385), Yashwini (377) and Sheoran (375) won the team gold medal in air pistol youth women.

The team consisting of Vishwajit Singh (568), Vikas Dhama (562) and Karnav Bishnoi (557) won the gold medal in team event with a total score of 1687/1800 in air pistol junior men.

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