Shapath Bharadwaj wins bronze at Junior Shotgun World Cup

Shapath Bharadwaj wins bronze at Junior Shotgun World Cup

Teenager Shapath Bharadwaj today won a bronze medal in the double trap event while Lakshay Sheoran and Manisha Keer combined to win a bronze in the mixed team trap competition at the ISSF Junior Shotgun World Cup in Porpetto, Italy.

The 15-year old Bharadwaj, from Meerut, shot a 48 in the final to finish behind gold-medal winning Briton James Dedman and silver medalist Finland’s Miki Ylonen.

This was India’s first medal in the competition apart from the bronze won by Sheoran and Keer in the mixed team trap competition yesterday, which had the status of a test event.

The competition concludes tomorrow with the junior men’s skeet finals.

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