Jakarta, Aug 23 : Teen shooter Shardul Vihan gave India its 17th medal as he won silver in men’s double trap event at the 2018 Asian Games on Thursday. The 15-year-old from Uttar Pradesh shot a total of 73 to claim the second position on the podium at the JSC – Shooting Range.
Korea’s 34-year-old Shin Hyunwoo clinched the gold medal with a score of 74.
Qatar’s Al Marri Hamad Ali bagged the bronze after shooting 53 at the Jakabaring shooting range.
As a 14-year-old, Vihan had grabbed four gold medals at Shotgun Nationals Championship last year.
Coached by former Asian Championship double gold medallist Anwer Sultan, had finished a creditable sixth at the Junior World Championship in Moscow last year