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Panwar, Elavenil win air rifle mixed team gold at New Delhi WC

IANS | March 22, 2021 12:26 PM

NEW DELHI:India's Divyansh Singh Panwar and Elavenil Valarivan won gold in the 10m air rifle mixed team event on Monday at the ISSF World Cup here at the Karni Singh Shooting Range here.

Panwar and Elavenil beat Hungary's Eszter Denes and Istvan Peni 16-10 in the gold medal match. This is India's 10th medal at the World Cup and third gold.

The Indian pair also topped the final round of qualification earlier with a total score of 421.3. Denes and Peni were also second in qualification after shooting 419.2.

Meanwhile, ace pistol shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary topped the first round of qualification in the 10m air piston mixed team event.

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