Chinki did her best in the qualifiers scoring 588.
21-year-old Chinki is entering senior event from this year
Dainik BhaskarNov 09, 2019, 09:45 AM IST Sports Desk. Shooter Chinki Yadav of MP Academy Bhopal gave us the 11th Olympic quota on Friday. In the finals of the 25m pistol event, Chinki finished sixth with 116 points. The third to fifth player had already got the Olympic quota. Because of this, Chinky got the 2020 Tokyo Olympic quota.
In qualification, 21-year-old Chinki was second with 588 points. This is Chinki's best performance ever. Earlier this year, Chinki scored a best score of 584 points in Rio World Cup. Earlier, Rahi Sarnobat has won the Olympic quota in this category.
Credit of my performance to coach Jaspal Rana: After Chinkijeet Chinky said that this is my best performance ever. Full credit goes to coach Jaspal Rana. Chinki has been associated with sports since 2012. She is undergoing training at MP Shooting Academy. She entered the tournament with the senior team for the first time in 2019. She has also played in four World Cups. Talking of other Indian players in the event, Annu Raj Singh (575) and Neeraj Kaur (572) finished 21st and 27th respectively.
Chinki is taking training in MP Academy. Bhopal's Chinki is the first shooter in the state to qualify in Olympics. When Chinky achieved the quota, his electric father Mehtab Yadav was working in MP's shooting range. Chinky takes training in this academy and father is working in the sports department. Mehtab says that he had a tendency towards sports since childhood. I used to work at the shooting range. Chinky also started going there with me. This is where his interest in sports grew.
Chinky said that she used to play gymnastics, snooker and badminton before shooting, but in the end she switched to shooting. In 2012, at the age of 14, she first got into shooting range. He took the sport seriously when he won the first medal in 2014. She says that when I was two years old, my parents came to the TT Nagar Stadium. So I can say that I have a connection with sports since childhood. Now my only goal is to win the medal for the country in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
India won the gold medal in the 50 meter rifle prone women's team event. The Indian women's team won the gold medal in the 50 meter rifle prone event. India's Tejaswini Sawant, Anjum Mudgil and Kajal Saini topped the list with 1864.8 points. China (1862.4) finished second and Korea (1855.5) came third. Tejaswini stood fourth, Anjum fifth and Kajal at number six in the individual event. At the same time, he won silver in the men's 50 meter rifle prone event. China won gold with 1868.9 points. India's mascots, Tarun Yadav and Sanjeev Rajput, finished second with 1865.1 points. Korea (1860.5) finished third.
25m Standard Pistol Team event also won Gold Medal in Silver, Indian players also won Gold Medal in 25m Standard Pistol Team event. Udayveer won silver in the individual event. Silver in the 25 m standard pistol team event of junior category. Harsh Gupta won bronze in Individuals. Indian players won Gold and Silver in the 10m Air Rifle Youth event. Rudransh finished first with 249 and Shreejay finished second with 248 points. We got gold in the team event. In the men's section, Naveen, Monu and Naved took gold in the 10m Air Pistol Youth category. Naveen also won Gold in Individuals.