Indian para-shooter Manish Narwal wins India’s 3rd gold, Singhraj bags silver

Indian Shooter Manish Narwal has won India’s third gold at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics while fellow countryman Singhraj Adhana clinched the silver to take his total at the event to 2 medals for the country on 4th September.

The 19-year-old Narwal shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim the first position. Meanwhile Adana, who had won the bronze in the P1 men’s 10m air pistol SH1 event earlier added a silver to his kitty with an effort of 216.7 as India continued its medal rush in the sport.

Russian Olympic Committee’s Sergey Malyshev took home the bronze with an effort of 196.8.

In the qualifying round, Adana progressed to the medal round in fourth place with a total of 536 while Narwal shot 533 to qualify at seventh at the Asaka Shooting Range.

The other Indian in the event, Akash failed to make the final, finishing 27th in the qualifying round.


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