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ISSF Shooting World Cup: India Win Gold In Men's Trap, End Campaign On High

Kazakhstan led 2-0 at the start before the Indians came back to level the scores. In the deciding round, India shot better to emerge 6-4 winners

ISSF Shooting World Cup: India Win Gold In Men's Trap, End Campaign On High
India fielder Prithviraj Tondaiman, Lakshay Sheoran (in pics) and Kynan Chenai | Courtesy: Twitter
ISSF Shooting World Cup: India Win Gold In Men's Trap, End Campaign On High
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2021-03-28T15:38:03+05:30

Shotgun shooters Prithviraj Tondaiman, Lakshay Sheoran and Kynan Chenai ended India's campaign at the ISSF World Cup with a gold medal in the men's trap team event in Delhi on Sunday. (More Sports News)

The visitors led 2-0 at the start before the Indians came back to level the scores. The Kazakhstan team again went ahead only for the home shooters to rally one more time and make it 4-4.

In the deciding round, India shot better 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 on Thursday.

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

The Kazakhs shot 489 in the qualification while Qatar managed to 466 to set up a bronze medal match ahead of fifth-placed UAE (327).

Kynan, who finished fourth in the individual men's trap to miss out on a podium on Friday, had something to cheer about as he ended the campaign on a positive note.

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