Aishwary Tomar wins 50m rifle 3P gold in Asian Shooting Championships
Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar won the gold medal in the men’s 50m 3 position rifle individual event and helped India clinch team silver at the Asian Shooting Championship in Changwon, Korea on Wednesday.
22-year-old Tomar shot 463.5 in the final to win the gold. Tian Jiaming of China took the silver with a score of 462.7. Another Chinese, Du Linshu picked up the bronze with 450.3.
Tomar finished fifth in the qualifying round with 591.
The Indian trio of Tomar, Swapnil Kusale and Akhil Sheoran won the team silver with a total score of 1764, behind China (1777).
India has already secured the maximum two Olympic quota places in this event through Kusale and Sheoran.
Kusale had won the Paris Games quota during the World Championship in Cairo last year. Sheoran did the same in the World Championship this year in Baku.
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