Indian shooter broke his record of 3 months old with 246.3 points, then got 245 points
It was the second World Cup gold medal in the 17-year-old Saurabh season, which also won gold in Delhi in February.
Munich Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary won a gold medal in the 10 meter air pistol in the ongoing World Cup here. He achieved 246.3 points in the final, which is the world record. Before this, the world record (245 points) of this category was the name of Saurabh, which he made in February this year.
Saurabh had won gold at the Jakarta Asian Games last year.
This is Saurabh's second World Cup gold medal this season. Earlier he had won gold medal in the World Cup in Delhi in February. Saurabh had won gold medal in Youth Olympics and Jakarta Asian Games last year. The world record of both senior and junior sections in their 10 meter air pistol category is their name.
This is India's second gold medal in this World Cup. On Sunday, Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela won gold medal with a score of 251 in the 10 meter air rifle. Apoorvi is the second World Cup gold in the season. He won gold with world record in the World Cup held in Delhi.
Saurabh and Shahjar Rizvi were among the Indians who qualified for the final in this competition. In qualifying, Saurabh was at the 5th position with 586 points and Rijvi finished fifth with 583 points. Rizvi managed to score 177.6 in the final and remained at number 5. The title of the competition was won by Russia's Ertim Cherrenosov. They achieved 243.8. China's Wei Peng managed to win a bronze medal by securing 220.7 points.