India’s Ramita crowned women’s 10m air rifle world champion | Other Sports News

CAIRO: of India Ramita on Wednesday was crowned the world champion in the women’s air rifle 10m after she beat China Ying Shen 16-12 in a close gold medal contest at ISSF World Championship.
Ramita’s gold and a 1-2-3 finish against the Indians in the women’s 50 m air pistol competition, were highlights for the country on Saturday’s competition at the Egypt International Olympic City Shooting Range ( EIOC), bringing the country’s total to 25 medals – 10 gold, five silver and 10 bronze.
They are second after China in the medal standings.
Ramita trailed 12-12 in the gold medal clash with Ying, but finished with two strong 10.8 and 10.7 hits to claim the crown in the junior version of the Olympic event.
She finished fourth in qualification with 629.6, but topped the standings with 262.8 to enter the gold medal match with Ying, who finished second in the standings with 262.4.
Tilottama Sen won India’s second medal at the event – a bronze – after she shot 261.0 in the ranking round to finish third. Before that, she topped the qualifiers with a hot 633.4, equaling the current listed world record in the event.
In the same event, Yukthi Rajendra Almost finished the ninth qualifying round with a score of 627.1. Hazel is the fifth Indian in the field, scoring 622.3 for 40th place.
The Indian girls overcame the women’s 50m air pistol event after Divanshi topped the field with a score of 547, Varsha Singh was second with 539 and Tiyana was third with 523. Fourth place was also taken. by India, with Khushi Kapoor 521 shooting.
Rhythm Sangwan won silver in the women’s 25m standard pistol, shooting 573 to finish behind Xiao Jiaruixuan of China, who shot 575. The second silver went to Abhinav Choudhary, who shot 546 in the men’s 50m pistol. to beat Song Seungho of Korea.
The Koreans had the same score as Abhinav but won backwards.
Vijayveer Sidhu took India’s second bronze of the day, finishing third in the men’s 25m standard pistol. He is behind fourth-placed Tokyo Olympics Pavlo Korostylov of Ukraine, who won gold, and Christian Reitz of Germany, who won silver.
Vijayveer shot 574 while gold hit 582 and silver hit 575. Anish was 16th in the field with 566 while Vijay Kumar 22nd with 562.
In the men’s 10m air rifle event, Karthik Sabari Raj Ravishankar and Divyansh Singh Panwar of India made it to the ranking round but ended up placing only sixth and seventh respectively.
Karthik shot a 633.2 point to qualify for second while Divyansh shot 627.2 to qualify in seventh place. Vidit Jain continues to return to 10th place with 626.5, Shahu Tushar Mane is 16th with 623.4 and Abhinav Shaw is 19th with 623.3.


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