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India Shines Bright at Asian Games: Gold Rush in Shooting

This gold medal marks India's 15th in the shooting category alone at the ongoing Asian Games in Hangzhou.

Hangzhou, China – The Indian shooting contingent is leaving an indelible mark at the ongoing Asian Games in Hangzhou with yet another impressive display of talent. The men’s trio of Swapnil Kusal, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar, and Akhil Sheoran have etched their names in glory by clinching the gold medal in the 50 m rifle men’s 3P event.

Setting Records and Making History

With an astounding score of 1769 points, Team India secured the coveted gold medal. Their remarkable performance earned them the top spot on the podium and shattered the world record previously held by the USA since last year, which stood at 1761 points. This feat showcases the exceptional skill and dedication of Indian shooters on the global stage.

Celebrating Our Champions

The triumphant moment was celebrated by the Sports Authority of India (SAI), which tweeted, “1st gold for the day India’s M 50m Rifle 3Ps team, featuring the trio – Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar, @KusaleSwapnil, and Akhil Sheoran, secured the gold medal today, beginning the day on a golden note! Let’s shower our champions with applause and heartfelt congratulations for this remarkable achievement! #Cheer4India #Hallabol #JeetegaBharat #BharatAtAG22.”

India’s Glorious Medal Tally

This gold medal marks India’s 15th in the shooting category alone at the ongoing Asian Games in Hangzhou. The Indian contingent’s overall performance has been outstanding, with the nation now boasting 27 medals in various disciplines. Among these, India has secured seven gold, nine silver, and 11 bronze medals, showcasing the country’s prowess and determination on the international sporting stage.

A Proud Nation

As the Indian shooting contingent continues to shine brightly in Hangzhou, the nation stands united in celebrating the remarkable achievements of these talented athletes. Their dedication, precision, and unwavering spirit serve as an inspiration to aspiring athletes across India and a testament to the country’s growing prowess in the world of sports.

India continues to rise in pursuing excellence, one gold medal at a time.

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