Cairo: In shooting, India’s Ramita Jindal was crowned world champion in the 10-meter Air Rifle Women Junior event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Championship Rifle/Pistol in Cairo, Egypt. Ramita Jindal defeated China’s Ying Shen by ‘16-12’.
Tilottama Sen won a bronze medal for India at the event. Indian girls also swept the 50-meter Pistol Women Junior event after Divanshi topped the field with a score of 547, Varsha Singh came second with 539 and Tiyana was third with 523. The fourth place was also captured by India as Khushi Kapoor shot 521.
Rhythm Sangwan won a silver in the 25m Standard Pistol Women. Abhinav Choudhary won a silver medal in the 50-meter Pistol Men Junior event. Vijayveer Sidhu won bronze in the 25-meter Standard Pistol Men.
India’s overall medal tally rose to 25 including 10 gold, 5 silver, and 10 bronze medals. India is placed in the second position behind China.