Ankur Mittal Wins Silver Medal

Ankur Mittal clinched the silver medal in a marathon double trap final at the ISSF World Cup.

The 24-year-old Mittal finished second on the podium after he tallied 74, one behind gold medal winner James Willett of Australia.

Great Britain’s Steven Scott was third on the standings with 56.

As per the new rules, the 50-shots double trap event has been stretched to a staggering 80 shots where elimination starts after the 30th shot in the six-man final.

India’s Tejaswini Sawant finished seventh in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions event with a score of 402.4 in the final.

The mixed event got its start with the 10m air rifle event at the World Cup with China winning the gold medal over Japan.

Duo of Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu claimed the top prize in 10m air pistol at the mixed event.