Divyansh Singh Panwar and Elavenil Valarivan clinched the gold medal in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event at the ISSF World Cup being held in New Delhi on Monday.
This becomes fourth gold of host-nation India as Indian pistol shooters gave a good account of themselves on Sunday. They won both men and women's 10m air pistol team events on the second day of the tournament.
After an outstanding performance by the women's team, the men's team also stayed on the right track and beat Vietnam 17-11 to win the gold in the 10m air pistol event. Saurabh Chaudhary, Abhishek Verma and Shahzar Rizvi were the members of the gold-winning team.
Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports and AYUSH and Minister of State, Minority Affairs tweets-our shooter makes india proud..
India is leading on Day 3 to top the medal tally at the ISSF Shooting World Cup at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range, New Delhi. Our shooters are making India proud
Earlier, the Indian men's 10m air rifle team had to settle for silver as they lost 14-16 to the USA. Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar, Deepak Kumar and Pankaj Kumar won the team silver. In the bronze medal match, Korea beat Iran 17-15.
The Indian women's team, comprising Shriyanka Sadangi, Nisha Kanwar and Apurvi Chandela, finished fourth in the 10m air rifle event.
By winning two gold and one silver on Sunday, India's medal tally has swelled to eight, including three gold and three silver medals. On Saturday, Yashaswini had won individual gold in the women's 10m air pistol event.