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Saurabh Chaudhary Gold in ISSF Gold Cup

India's 17-year-old shooter Saurabh Chaudhary broke his own junior and senior world record to win his second Gold medal in 10m Air Pistol event in ISSF Gold Cup 2019.
Saurabh Chaudhary Gold in ISSF Gold Cup

Details:

  • Saurabh won 10m Air Pistol event with 246.3 points, breaking his own senior record of 245 points and junior record of 245.5 points.
  • This is Saurabh's second Gold in the same event.
  • Saurabh had booked a quota for 2020 Olympics during his maiden World Cup in February.
  • Earlier, in February 2019 he had bagged gold during the ISSF World Cup in Delhi.
  • The youngster shot 246.3 in the finals fetching Gold while Russia's Chernousov Artem won Silver with 243.8 and China's Pang Wei had to settle with Bronze with a score of 220.7.
  • Saurabh is the only Indian shooter to win the Gold medal in ISSF World Championship, ISSF World Cup, Youth Olympic Games, Asian Games, and Asian Air Gun Championship.

One must know:

  • Earlier, on 26th May India's Apurva Chandela had clinched gold in the women's 10m air rifle event.

Question:

Q. Which 17-year-old Indian shooter broke his own junior and senior world record to win his second Gold medal in 10m Air Pistol event in ISSF Gold Cup 2019?
a. Saurabh Chaudhary
b. Vipul Chaudhary
c. Raghav Chaudhary
d. Rohit Chaudhary
Saurabh Chaudhary Gold in ISSF Gold Cup Saurabh Chaudhary Gold in ISSF Gold Cup Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 29, 2019 Rating: 5

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