Might 31: Indian sports activities information wrap of the day

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Elavenil, Ramita and Shreya win gold in girls’s 10m air rifle staff competitors

India opened their account on the ongoing ISSF World Cup with the trio of Elavenil Valarivan, Ramita and Shreya Agrawal claiming the gold medal within the 10m air rifle staff girls competitors in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The Indian trio outplayed Denmark represented by Anna Nielsen, Emma Koch and Rikke Maeng Ibsen, 17-5 within the gold medal contest. Poland received bronze within the occasion.

Former world primary Elavenil, Ramita and Shreya had reached the gold medal conflict after two rounds of qualification on Monday.

The Indian trio had first topped the qualification stage one with a mixed effort of 944.4 throughout 90 pictures. They then got here second in stage two behind Denmark, to make the title spherical.

In males’s air rifle staff competitors, Indian troika of Rudrankksh Patil, Paarth Makhija and Dhanush Srikanth fell brief of their bronze medal match in opposition to Croatia, happening 10-16.

The 12-member Indian rifle squad now finds itself on the fifth spot within the medals tally with Serbia main the sector with two golds and a complete of 4 medals.



Maaya Rajeshwaran of Tamil Nadu knocked out prime seed Niyati Kukreti of Uttarakhand 7-6(6), 6-3 within the women’ second spherical of the Ramesh Desai memorial Nationwide under-16 tennis championship on the KDLTA Complicated on Tuesday.

Within the boys’ part, Vedant Bhasin of Maharashtra beat fifth seed Dhruv Sachdeva of Haryana 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.

The outcomes (second spherical):

Boys: Kriish Tyagi bt Aaradhya Dwivedi 6-0, 6-2; Venkat Batlanki bt Ashwin Narsinghani 6-4, 6-0; Vansh Nandal bt Namish Sharma 6-1, 6-2; Vedant Bhasin bt Dhruv Sachdeva 6-4, 4-6, 6-3; Arjun Rathi bt Parth Deorukhkar 6-4, 2-6, 7-5; Tejas Ahuja bt Vishnu Balachandar 6-3, 6-3; Aarjun Pandit bt Abhiram Nilakhe 3-6, 6-4, 7-5; Mayank Sharma bt Avaneesh Chafle 6-4, 7-5; Priyansh Barthwal bt Smit Patel 7-6(2), 4-6, 7-6(5); Rethin Pranav bt Aarav Verma 6-1, 6-1.

Women: Maaya Rajeshwaran bt Niyati Kukreti 7-6(6), 6-3; Amodini Naik bt Saumitra Verma 7-6(3), 1-6, 6-1; Asmi Adkar bt Siya Prasade 6-3, 6-1; Sreemanya Anugonda bt Nainika Bendram 6-1, 6-2; Aarushi Raval bt Kumkum Kumari 6-2, 6-4; Aakruti Sonkusare bt Mahika Khanna 6-1, 6-3;Rishita Basireddy bt Saily Thakkar 6-2, 6-0; Suhani Gaur bt Shagun Kumari 6-3, 6-3; Manognya Madasu bt Sejal Bhutada 7-5, 6-1.

-Kamesh Srinivasan


Zeel wins a marathon in Georgia

Zeel Desai battled for 3 hours and 38 minutes to beat Darya Shauha 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6(3) within the first spherical in a draw of 64 within the $25,000 ITF girls’s tennis match in Georgia on Tuesday.

The outcomes:

$15,000 ITF males, Tay Ninh, Vietnam Singles (first spherical): Takuya Kumasaka (Jpn) bt SD Prajwal Dev 7-6(2), 6-2.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Suraj Prabodh & Muthu Aadhitiya Senthilkumar bt Tu Le Khanh Duy & Ha Minh Duc Vu (Vie) 6-4, 7-5; Minh Tuam Pham & Linh Giang Trinh (Vie) bt Patrick Fitzgerald (Aus) & Nishant Dabas 6-2, 6-1.

$15,000 ITF males, Monastir, Tunisia Singles (first spherical): Rishab Agarwal bt Dusan Rsovac (Aus) 2-6, 6-3, 6-0; Aziz Ouakaa (Tun) bt Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam 6-4, 7-6(6).

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Ray Ho (Tpe) & Tao Mu (Chn) bt Maik Steiner (Ger) & Karunuday Singh 6-4, 6-3.

$25,000 ITF girls, Tbilisi, Georgia Singles (first spherical): Zeel Desai bt Darya Shauha 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6(3).

$15,000 ITF girls, Monastir, Tunisia Singles (first spherical): Wei Sijia (Chn) bt Ashmitha Easwaramurthi 6-3, 6-1.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Ferdaous Bahri & Feriel Mahbouli (Tun) bt Emilia Mangolina & Paavanii Paathak 6-2, 6-3.

-Kamesh Srinivasan



Maharashtra Open chess: Easy begin for Amonatov, Lalith Babu

Grandmaster Farrukh Amonatov of Tajikistan began his marketing campaign within the inaugural Maharashtra Worldwide Open GM chess match with a assured win over India’s Anish Gandhi in Pune on Tuesday.

Recent from a victory within the KIIT GM Open, the Tajik GM, the highest seed, confirmed his class taking part in with white items in a Sicilian recreation in opposition to Gandhi.

He received in 35 strikes in a Sicilian Variation recreation.

Second-seeded M R Lalith Babu, the very best rated Indian within the fray, encountered stiff resistance from Joshua A P in a Queen’s Gambit Declined recreation earlier than profitable in 44 strikes, whereas the fourth seed Alexei Federov bought the higher of Tejaswani Sagar after 43 strikes.

Fifth seed Deep Sengupta of India posted a win over Atul Dahale in 38 strikes.

Vital outcomes:

Spherical 1: GM Farrukh Amonatov (1) beat Anish Gandhi (0); WIM Tejaswini Sagar (0) misplaced to GM Alexei Federov (1); GM Deep Sengupta (1) beat Atul Dahale (0); Aanjaneya Phatak (0) misplaced to GM V Karthik (1); GM Mikhail Nikitenko (1) beat C M Manisha Kadam (0); GM M R Lalith Child (1) beat Joshua AP (0).


Indian relay campers’ season-opener in Erzurum in early June

After leaving for Antalya in mid-April, the Indian quartermilers and relay runners may have their first competitors in Turkey in early June.

“They are going to run in Erzurum on June 3 and 4 and can return to India on June 7,” stated chief nationwide coach Radhakrishnan Nair on Tuesday.

By the way, Erzurum will host the Balkan Relays on June 4 and 5 and that could possibly be the Indians’ worldwide season-opener in Turkey.

– Stan Rayan

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