ISSF Para World Cup: Manish-Rubina target gold, India got third gold medal

India has won three medals in the Para Shooting World Cup.

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On Tuesday, before Ramakrishna, Tokyo 2020 Paralympic champion Avani Lekhara won a world record gold medal on the first day of competition and became the first Indian para shooter to secure a Paris Paralympic quota.

Manish Narwal and Rubina Francis won the World Shooting Para Games at Chateauro, France on Wednesday. (ISSF Para World Cup 2022) Won the third gold medal for India in the 10m P6 air pistol mixed team event of the World Cup. narwhal (Manish Narwal) And Rubina made it to the finals with a world record qualifying score of 565. The Indian pair won the title by defeating the Chinese pair of Yang Chao and Min Lee 17-11 in the final. The Indian pair raised a total of 274.3. Tokyo Paralympics (Tokyo Paralympics) K gold medalist Narwal scored 138.7 points in the last six shots. He scored 10 and nine points in a row. Rubina also supported him well with some eight and 10 points apart from nine points.

Chao of China scored 10 points four times but Min failed to perform as expected at crucial moments. On Thursday, Narwal, Singhraj Adhana, Rahul Jakhar and Akash will challenge in the mixed 50m pistol SH1 P4 event. Sriharsha Devaradi Ramakrishna on Tuesday became the second Indian para shooter to secure a quota for the Paris Paralympics 2024 by winning the gold medal in the mixed 10m air rifle SH2 event.

Ramakrishna won the gold medal

Ramakrishna won the gold medal in the final with a score of 253.1. Slovenia’s Francesc Tirsek (252.6) took the silver while Tengay de la Forrest (230.3) took the bronze. On Tuesday, before Ramakrishna, Tokyo 2020 Paralympic champion Avani Lekhara won a world record gold medal on the opening day of the competition and became the first Indian para shooter to secure a Paris Paralympic quota. In the R2 Women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 event, 20-year-old Avani won the gold medal with a score of 250.6, breaking her own world record of 249.6. Poland’s Emilia Babska won the silver medal with a score of 247.6 while the bronze medal went to Sweden’s Anna Norman, who scored 225.6.

This year is important for Avni

Avni told the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), this competition is very important for me because it is the first tournament after the Tokyo Games. This tournament will help me understand how much progress I have made on the various aspects that I was working on. “Also it was my first competition with my new equipment and it will help me assess my game and know what changes I need to make next,” she said. Avani, who won two medals at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, said, “This year my goal is to continuously analyze my game and make the necessary improvements. My aim is to become such a shooter who has consistency in performance and hope to win medals in the meantime. 13 Para shooters are representing India in the Chatiyaro World Cup.