Shooting World Cup: Arjun Babuta wins gold in 10m Air Rifles final | Other Sports News
CHANGWON: Young Indian gunman Arjun Babuta men’s win Air rifle 10m The country’s first gold medal-winning event is underway ISSF World Cup here on monday.
In a tense gold-medal clash, Arjun knocked out Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Lucas Kozenisky with a rather one-sided effort September 17.
The 23-year-old from Punjab, who has represented India since 2016, previously topped the leaderboard with 261.1 points to qualify for the gold medal.
This is Arjun’s maiden gold for seniors. He wore a yellow metal bag at the 2016 Junior World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan.
Other Indians in the war, Parth Makhijawho also qualified for the ranking event after an impressive performance on Sunday, came fourth with a score of 258.1, behind 33-year-old Israeli shooter Sergey Richter, who scored 259.9.