Asian Shotgun Championship Current Affairs - 2019
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Angad Vir Singh Bajwa won gold medal by setting world record score in men’s skeet final of the 8th Asian Shotgun Championship held in Kuwait. With this, he became first Indian skeet shooter to win continental or world level event. In the final round of this event, Angad shot perfect 60 out of 60 to claim top spot ahead of China’s Di Jin who shot 58, winning silver medal. UAE’s Saeed Al Maktoum won bronze with a score of 46.
10m rifle mixed event
India’s pair of Elavenil Valarivan and Hriday Hazarika won gold medal in this event. In 45-shot final of this event, they scored 502.1, setting world and Asian Junior record in the event. Chinese pair Shi Mengyao and Wang Yuefeng won silver medal with 500.9. India’s another pair Mehuli Ghosh and Arjun Babuta won bronze in the same event with a score of 436.9.