Double gold in single day! Adarsh Singh wins two golds in Sajjan Singh Shooting Competition

News Bharati    03-Aug-2019
New Delhi, August 3: In Shooting, young Adarsh Singh outclassed his rivals in the Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Memorial Masters competition, winning the gold medal in both the men and junior 25 metres rapid fire pistol event in New Delhi yesterday.

 
The 17-year-old Adarsh shot 584 to top the qualification rounds, his score way above the second-ranked shooter in both the competitions. The Haryana boy then won the men's final 27-26 to edge out Army marksman Gurmeet in a tense finish as both shot identical 3s to end the duel. In the junior event, Adarsh found it comparatively easier, overcoming Vijayveer Sidhu of Chandigarh 30-27 to claim a double on the concluding day of the tournament.
Punjab's Anhad Jawanda bagged the bronze with a score of 22 in the six-man final. Haryana's Ayush Sangwan won bronze with a score of 21.