Saurabh wins gold in junior shooting meet

India’s Saurabh Chaudhary today claimed the individual gold medal in men’s 10m air pistol event at the 28th Meeting of Shooting Hopes junior international championship in Plzen, Czech Republic.

Chaudhary shot 245.4 in the finals to win he top prize ahead of the Russian duo of Aleksandr Kondrashin (240.0) and Anton Arisarkhov (219.1).

Arjun Singh Cheema finished fourth with 195.7.

Teen sensation Manu Bhaker added two team gold medals in her kitty, winning the top prizes in women’s 25m pistol and 10m pistol.

Bhaker, however, had to be contend with the fourth place in the 25m individual pistol event after scoring 23. Arunima Gaur was seventh.

For the team gold, Bhaker shot 584, Arunima 567 and Muskan 564.