Asian Games 2018 : Shardul Vihan wins silver in men’s double trap

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

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