Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary win India’s 2nd gold at ISSF Beijing World Cup

first_img Next Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary win India’s 2nd gold at ISSF Beijing World CupManu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary won India its second gold medal by finishing on the top step of the podium in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event. Earlier, in the day, Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Singh Panwar won gold in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team eventadvertisement India Today Web Desk BeijingApril 25, 2019UPDATED: April 25, 2019 16:56 IST Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary (@India_All Sports Photo)HIGHLIGHTSManu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary won their 2nd World Cup gold in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event on ThursdayThe Indian duo outclassed Jiang Ranxin and Pang Wei of China 16-6Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Singh won India its first gold at the ISSF World Cup in Beijing on ThursdayYoung Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary shot gold in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event at the ISSF World Cup in Beijing on Thursday.Bhaker and Chaudhary outclassed Jiang Ranxin and Pang Wei of China 16-6 in the final, which was held in the new format wherein top two teams battled for the gold medal. The Indian duo won the first six series and dominated the final before China managed to open their account.Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary had qualified for the final at the fifth spot with 482 points. However, they were in dominant form in the final.Second Gold for India on the day. @realmanubhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary nail back to back @ISSF_Shooting World Cup Mixed Team titles pic.twitter.com/5kT2PpHRNwNRAI (@OfficialNRAI) April 25, 2019The pair of Bhaker and Chaudhary had won the gold in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event at the ISSF World Cup held in February in New Delhi.Bhaker had a disappointing Wednesday in Beijing as she had failed to qualify for the 10m Air Pistol women’s final. However, she buried the disappointment to shine in the mixed team event alongside Saurabh Chaudhary.Heena Sidhu and Rizvi Shahzar finished the qualification round with 479 points at the 12th spot and had failed to qualify for the final.Earlier in the day, Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Singh Panwar opened India’s gold medal tally at the ISSF World Cup in Beijing.Just like Bhaker and Chaudhary, Moudgil and Panwar defeated a Chinese pair in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team final.advertisementGold for India! Victorious pair of @anjum_moudgil and Divyansh Singh Panwar show off their medals after winning the Air Rifle Mixed Team event @ISSF_Shooting World Cup in Beijing. Congratulations! pic.twitter.com/DN0EPzAudcNRAI (@OfficialNRAI) April 25, 2019However, Moudgil and Panwar were made to work hard by the Chinese duo of Liu Ruxuan and Yang Haoran. The India duo were trailing 13-11 before coming back from behind to take the gold medal with a score of 17-15.Moudgil and Panwar had qualified for the final at the sixth spot in the qualification with 522.7 points. Apurvi Chandela and Deepak Kumar also made the final after finishing fifth in the qualification with 522.8 points.Also Read | Asian Athletics Championships: PU Chitra wins India 3rd gold, Dutee Chand bags bronzeAlso Read | Asian Boxing Championships: Kavinder Singh Bisht leads India’s charge into the finalsAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Manu BhakerFollow ISSF World CupFollow Saurabh ChaudharyFollow Beijing Shooting World CupFollow Anjum MoudgilFollow Divyansh Singh Panwarlast_img read more