India win gold in men’s trap team event, end campaign on high


Shotgun shooters Prithviraj Tondaiman, Lakshay Sheoran and Kynan Chenai ended India’s campaign on the ISSF World Cup with a gold medal in the men’s trap team occasion right here on Sunday.

The guests led 2-0 in the beginning earlier than the Indians got here again to degree the scores. The Kazakhstan team once more went forward just for the house shooters to rally yet another time and make it 4-4.

In the deciding spherical, India shot higher to emerge 6-4 winners.

Kazakhstan’s Victor Khassyanov, Maxim Kolomoyets and Andrey Mogilevskiy bagged the bronze medal beating Qatar’s Mohammed Al Rumaihi, Saeed Abusharib and Nasser Ali Al Hemaidi 6-4.

Together, the Indian team Prithviraj, Lakshay and Kynan aggregated 494 in the qualification held right here on Thursday.

The Slovakians Michal Slamka, Filip Marinov and Adrian Drobny shot a complete of 498 in their qualifying outings on the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.

The Kazakhs shot 489 in the qualification whereas Qatar managed to 466 to arrange a bronze medal match forward of fifth-placed UAE (327).

Kynan, who completed fourth in the person men’s trap to overlook out on a podium on Friday, had one thing to cheer about as he ended the campaign on a constructive observe.