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June 3, Indian sports activities information wrap: Anjum Moudgil wins silver in capturing World Cup

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Olympian Anjum Moudgil received the rifle 3-position silver behind Rikke Maeng Ibsen of Denmark within the capturing World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Friday.

The 29-year-old Anjum had shot 587 in qualification and adopted that up with a 406.5 within the second stage that led to the medal spherical. Anjum was 4.9 level behind the Dane who went on prevail within the gold medal match 16-12.

It was the second particular person silver medal in a World Cup within the occasion for Anjum who had received the silver within the World Championship in air rifle. Anjum’s earlier silver within the rifle 3-position occasion was received within the World Cup in Guadalajara in 2018.



June 2, Indian sports news wrap: Swapnil Kusale wins silver in World Cup, Kerala Blasters to start Women’s team

 

The Indian males’s rifle 3-position crew of Swapnil Kussale, Deepak Kumar and Goldi Gurjar additionally bagged the silver because it received crushed 17-7 by Croatia, a lot in distinction to the shut duel within the earlier two levels of qualification.

In girls’s rifle 3-position crew occasion, Ashi Chouksey, Anjum and Ayushi Podder shot 867 within the second stage, and missed the possibility to struggle for a medal by one level. It was a disappointing flip because the crew had topped the primary stage of qualification with 1316.

The Indian tally went as much as a gold and three silver medals which helped the crew climb to the third spot on the medals desk behind Korea and Serbia. Certainly, a commendable fare contemplating that the Indian crew had restricted itself to the rifle occasions, not fielding any shooter within the pistol and shotgun.

The outcomes:

50m rifle 3-position:

Girls: 1. Rikke Maeng Ibsen (Den) 16 (411.4) 586; 2. Anjum Moudgil 12 (406.5) 587; 3. Lee Eunseo (Kor) 405.3 (591); 16. Ayushi Podder 585; 20. Ashi Chouksey 584.

Males’s crew: 1. Croatia (Jossip Sikavica, Andrija Mikuljan, Miran Maricic) 17 (876) 1312; 2. India (Goldi Gurjar, Swapnil Kusale, Deepak Kumar) 7 (880) 1311; 3. Ukraine 16 (875) 1306; 4. Korea 12 (870) 1302.

– Kamesh Srinivasan

NRAI publicizes Kumar Surendra Singh championship to be held in Delhi, Bhopal

The Nationwide Rifle Affiliation of India (NRAI) has introduced that the twentieth all India Kumar Surendra Singh memorial capturing championship might be held in Delhi and Bhopal.

Due to the large response, the nationwide federation has been compelled to segregate the pistol and rifle occasions not too long ago to totally different locations. The rifle occasions might be held on the Dr. Karni Singh Vary, Tughlakabad, from June 10 to 22.

Will probably be simply after the Khelo India Youth Video games on the similar venue.

The pistol occasions might be held on the Madhya Pradesh Capturing Academy in Bhopal, from June 10 to 24.

All of the Olympic occasions of pistol might be carried out aside from normal pistol, centre fireplace pistol and free pistol.

The rifle competitors could have all of the Olympic occasions, aside from 50-metre rifle inclined occasions for women and men.

The NRAI has additionally introduced that it will not be capable of present ammunition on the pistol venue in Bhopal, and has requested the shooters and the models to purchase their provide, if required, earlier than they arrive for competitors.

– Kamesh Srinivasan

GOLF

Lahiri squanders flying begin, lies T71 after spherical one

After getting off to a blazing begin with three birdies in his first six holes, Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri gave away the features to complete two-over 74 within the first spherical of the Memorial Event, right here.

Lahiri’s 74 put him within the hazard zone by way of the reduce as he was positioned T-71 and wanted a strong second spherical to make sure weekend motion.

As many as six gamers have been tied for the lead at 5-under 67.

The six have been Cameron Younger, Luke Record, Cameron Smith, KH Lee, Mackenzie Hughes and David Riley, who’s having an excellent run in his rookie season.

Lahiri, who hit 11 of 18 greens in regulation begin from the tenth, birdied the eleventh, thirteenth and fifteenth to go three-under. Then he ran out of birdies. He bogeyed the sixteenth and double bogeyed 18th after taking a penalty as he went into proper tough off the tee.

On the second 9, he parred first to the seventh after which dropped pictures on eighth and ninth as he missed par putts from 11 and 7 toes. He additionally missed a birdie putt from 10 toes on seventh.

Shubhankar tied 87th in European Open, more likely to miss reduce

Shubhankar Sharma opened the Porsche European Open with a modest 3-over 75 and is more likely to miss the reduce as he’s at the moment positioned a poor 87th.

Sharma, who had a good top-15 end final week, had one birdie and 4 bogeys leaving lots of work to do to make the reduce.

-PTI

Vani prime Indian as Tvesa struggles in first spherical at Girls Italian Open

Vani Kapoor was the highest Indian golfer after the primary spherical of Girls Italian Open as she shot one-over 73 to be positioned Tied-37.

The following finest Indian was Amandeep Drall, who shot 2-over 74 to be T-Forty fifth.

The opposite Indians had a tough time as Ridhima Dilawari returned 5-over 77 to be T-87th whereas Tvesa Malik and Neha Tripathi struggled to 8-over 80 every and can want superb second rounds to make the reduce.

Swiss sisters Kim and Morgane Metraux share the lead with Sofie Bringner of Sweden after capturing five-under-par 67s on a beautiful opening day.

Morgane, who is 2 years youthful than Kim, closed with 4 birdies in a row to set the early goal at Golf Membership Margara earlier than she was tied by her sister two teams later.

Bringner joined them late within the afternoon after a career-low spherical on the LET, which included an eagle on the par-5 fifth gap, which she performed as her 14th.

All three gamers are on the lookout for their first win on the LET this week. The Metraux sisters’ aim is to get right into a play-off collectively.

The sisters began enjoying golf collectively, went to the identical US School and turned skilled on the similar time. Though they’re carving their very own paths, their careers are inextricably linked.

When Morgane selected to forego final 12 months’s Olympic Video games in an effort to earn her LPGA card by way of the Epson Tour, Kim went to signify Switzerland in Tokyo.

Nonetheless, there are three a number of LET champions lurking simply two strokes behind with two rounds to play.

They embody SA Girls’s Open champion Lee-Anne Tempo from South Africa, the latest Australian Girls’s Traditional – Bonville winner Meghan MacLaren from England and Nuria Iturrioz of Spain.

Alongside them are Italian newbie Carolina Melgrati, 19, from Monza, Lombardia and Tereza Melecka from Czech Republic.

-PTI

TENNIS

Yuki and Saketh win Challenger title

Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni beat second seeds Roman Jebavy and Andrej Martin 6-3, 7-5 within the doubles ultimate of the € 90,280 Challenger tennis event in Prostejov, Czech Republic.

The champion crew collected 100 ATP factors and € 5,500.

It was the fourth doubles title of the season as a pair for Yuki and Saketh, and the second Challenger crown after the one in Ecuador in April.

Within the Surbiton Challenger, Divij Sharan had a nice run with Artem Sitak, earlier than being beatenn within the semifinals by Aleksandr Nedovyesov and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi. Divij and Sitak had crushed the highest seeds
Jamie Murray and Filip Polasek within the first spherical.

Within the $25,000 ITF girls’s occasion in Thailand, Karman Kaur Thandi went down combating 6-3, 6-7(2), 2-6 to the fourth seed Luksika Kumkhum of Thailand.

The outcomes:

€ 134,920 Challenger, Surbiton, UK

Doubles (semifinals): Aleksandr Nedovyesov (Kaz) & Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi (Pak) bt Artem Sitak (Nzl) & Divij Sharan 7-5, 6-3; Quarterfinals: Sitak & Divij bt Antoine Hoang (Fra) & Marc-Andrea Huesler (Sui) 6-2, 6-7(2), [10-5]; Pre-quarterfinals: Sitak & Divij bt Jamie Murray (GBR) & Filip Polasek (Svk) 2-6, 7-6(7), [10-7].

€ 90,280 Challenger, Prostejov, Czech Republic

Doubles (ultimate): Yuki Bhambri & Saketh Myneni bt Roman Jebavy (Cze) & Andrej Martin (Svk) 6-3, 7-5.

$15,000 ITF males, Tay Ninh, Vietnam

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Nam Hoang Ly (Vie) bt Suraj Prabodh 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles (quarterfinals): Kazuma Kawachi & Ryota Tanuma (Jpn) bt Suraj Prabodh & Muthu Aadhitiya Senthilkumar 6-0, 6-3; Preston Brown & Kyle Seelig (US) bt Rishi Reddy & Dhakshineswar Suresh 6-3, 6-7(4), [12-10].

$25,000 ITF girls, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Singles (quarterfinals): Luksika Kumkhum (Tha) bt Karman Kaur Thandi 3-6, 7-6(2), 6-2.

Doubles (semifinals): Momoko Kobori (Jpn) & Luksika Kumkhum (Tha) bt Akiko Omae (Jpn) & Rutuja Bhosale 6-3, 7-6(2).

$15,000 ITF girls, Monastir, Tunisia

Doubles (semifinals): Mei Hasegawa (Jpn) & Ashmitha Easwaramurthi bt Maira Mikhailova & Milla Sequeira (Sui) 6-2, 6-4; Quarterfinals: Mei & Ashmitha bt Chiara Girelli (Ita) & Mia Mack (Ger) 1-6, 6-3, [10-8].

$15,000 ITF girls, Cztez Ob Savi, Slovenia

Doubles (quarterfinals): Petra Csabi (Cze) & Tamara Kostic (Aut) bt Natalia Fehr (Sui) & Saumya Vig 4-6, 6-2, [10-7].

-Kamesh Srinivasan

Harshini enters ultimate of Nationwide U-16 tennis championship

N Harshini stretched her nice run as she beat second seed Aishwarya Jadhav 7-6(5),b3-6, 6-3 to make the women ultimate of Ramesh Desai memorial Nationwide under-16 tennis champonship on the KDLTA Complicated on Friday.

Within the ultimate, Harshini will play Asmi Adkar who overcame a sluggish begin to outplay Aakruti Sonkusare in three units.

Within the boys part, prime seed Kriish Tyagi will play eighth seed Rethin Pranav within the ultimate.

The outcomes (semifinals):

Boys: Kriish Tyagi bt Tanussh Ghildyal 6-1, 6-0; Rethin Pranav bt Tejas Ahuja 6-1, 6-2.

Women: Asmi Adkar bt Aakruti Sonkusare 4-6, 6-1, 6-0; N Harshini bt Aishwarya Jadhav 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-3.

– Kamesh Srinivasan

ATHLETICS

Rupal stuns Priya Mohan to take 400m gold; Shaili takes lengthy leap gold

Rupal, the 17-year-old from Meerut, shocked under-20 Worlds combined relay bronze medallist Priya Mohan and received the ladies’s 400m gold on the twentieth Nationwide Federation Cup under-20 athletics championships at Nadiad, Gujarat, on Friday.

Rupal, the silver medallist behind Priya on the varsities Nationals in Bhubaneswar in February, pipped the junior worldwide by one-hundredth of a second and clocked a private finest 52.48s (earlier 53.05). It was Priya’s first loss within the 400m in an Indian competitors in practically three years and Rupal was competing in her first AFI Nationwide meet this 12 months.

In the meantime Shaili Singh, final 12 months’s under-20 Worlds silver medallist, received the ladies’s lengthy leap with 6.1m. A giant bunch of athletes, together with three every in males’s 10,000m race stroll and 110m hurdles, achieved the qualification normal for the under-20 Worlds to be held in Colombia in August.

The outcomes (gold winners solely):

Males: 100m: Aman Khokhar (UP) 10.56s. 400m: H. Rihan (Kar) 48.31s. 110m hurdles: M. Krishik (Kar) 14.02s. 10,000m race stroll: Rohitkumar Yadav (Guj) 43:06.16s. Lengthy leap: Chandrasekhar (UP) 7.65m. Javelin throw: Vivek (MP) 69.99m. Shot put: Sanyam (Har) 19.42m. Decathlon: Sunil Kumar (Har) 6788 pts.

Girls: 100m: Priyanka Sikarwar (UP) 11.88s. 400m: Rupal (UP) 52.48s. 100m hurdles: Agasara Nandini (Tel) 13.97s. Lengthy leap: Shaili Singh (UP) 6.11m. Excessive Bounce: Khyati Mathur (UP) 1.73m. Pole Vault: Vanshika Ghanghas (Har) 3.40m. Discus throw: Kiran (Rajasthan) 46.66m.

– Stan Rayan

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