India received a whopping 43 medals, together with 17 gold, to complete on best of the pecking order within the just-concluded ISSF Junior International Championship in Lima. The rustic’s shooters received all of the to be had 12 medals at the ultimate festival day of the highest junior event on the Las Palmas Taking pictures vary within the Peruvian capital of Lima. Vijayveer Sidhu, Rhythm Sangwan, Arjun Singh Cheema and Shikha Narwal have been India’s gold medallists at the ultimate day, placing the rustic firmly on best of the standings with 17 gold. India concluded the meet with 16 silver and 10 bronze medals, along with the 17 gold.
Vijayveer started the sweep with a yellow steel within the junior males’s 25m same old pistol for his 3rd gold medal of the championship. His dual brother Udhayveer received silver with 570, the similar ranking as Vijayveer’s however with 3 lesser internal 10s.
Harsh Gupta received bronze with a 566 in a 17-strong box.
Then Rhythm Sangwan received her fourth gold of the championship with a victory within the junior ladies’s 25m same old pistol with a ranking of 573, leaving compatriots Niveditha Veloor Nair (565) and Naamya Kapoor (563) in the back of in silver and bronze positions.
Within the 50m pistol for junior males, India’s Arjun Singh Cheema bossed the 16-strong box with a 549 out of 600 with each teammates Shaurya Sarin and Ajinkya Chavan additionally completing at the identical ranking. Shaurya was once adjudged 2nd and Ajinkya 3rd on internal 10s and rely again.
Within the ultimate match of the championship, India’s Shikha Narwal received the junior ladies’s 50m pistol with a ranking of 530. Esha Singh was once 2nd with 529 whilst Navdeep Kaur was once 3rd with 526.
In all, the pistol self-discipline stole a march over the opposite two for India, accounting for 26 of the 43 medals on be offering.
Shotgun had 9 medals whilst rifle received 8.
Olympians Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Manu Bhaker reiterated their world-class credentials another time with dominating performances.
Manu was once essentially the most a success Indian athlete with 4 gold and one bronze medal whilst Aishwary smashed the junior global document en path to profitable the junior males’s 50m rifle 3 positions gold.
Within the shotgun self-discipline, Ganemat Sekhon within the junior ladies’s skeet returned with two medals (one gold, one silver) to additional fortify her recognition as a very good long run prospect.