Deaflympics: Vedika Sharma wins bronze in ladies’s 10m air pistol

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India received its third capturing medal on the ongoing twenty fourth Deaflympics at Caxias do Sul, Brazil, with Vedika Sharma clinching a bronze within the ladies’s 10m air Pistol occasion.

Vedika shot 207.2 within the closing to complete behind Chinese language Taipei’s Kao Ya-Ju, who received silver with a rating of 232 on day 4 of competitions. Ukraine’s Inna Afonchenko received gold with closing tally of 236.3 on the finish of the 24-shot eight-woman closing.

Dhanush Srikanth had received gold and Shourya Saini bronze within the males’s 10m air rifle competitors on day three to offer India its first two capturing medals of the Deaflympics. With the blended group gold in badminton, India now has 4 medals within the Video games and is in eighth place within the standings.

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The ultimate of the ladies’s 10m air pistol occasion noticed two Indian rivals with Pranjali Dhumal, who had certified forward of Vedika, ending fourth to narrowly miss out on a medal.

Pranjali had topped the qualification spherical with a rating of 561 whereas Vedika had grabbed the eighth and closing qualifying spot with a spherical of 538.

Within the ladies’s 10m air rifle, two Indians once more made it to the ultimate spherical however a medal eluded them.

Priyesha Deshmukh completed fourth within the finals with a rating of 203.4 whereas Natasha Joshi was seventh with 141.1. That they had certified in the identical particular person positions with scores of 618.9 and 617.6, respectively, within the 60-shot qualification spherical.

India has despatched 10 shooters in its 65-strong contingent for the Brazil Deaflympics. It’s its largest and youngest-ever squad and will likely be taking part in 11 sporting disciplines.

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