Asian Airgun Championship: Saurabh Chaudhary bags gold in 10m air pistol


Kuwait: Indian shooting star Saurabh Chaudhary bagged his fourth individual gold medal in the 10m air pistol junior men’s event of the Asian Airgun Championship on Thursday.

The 16-year-old, first combined with compatriots Arjun Singh Cheema and Anmol Jain to log a total of 1731 to win the team gold and later fetched the individual gold with 239.8 scoreline in the final to finish with two gold medals.

Arjun by 237.7 scoreline secured the silver medal while Chinese Taipei’s Huang Wei-Te settled for the bronze with a score of 218.0.

The Indian trio- Sourabh, Arjun, Anmol missed the World and Asian Junior record by a mere point.

Earlier, Saurabh won the gold medal at the Asian Games in August, besides bagging golds at the World Shooting Championships in September and the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina last month.

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