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28.06.2017

Test Event - Medal Matches 10m Air Pistol Mixed Junior Team

Team India 1 wins the Mixed Team 10m Air Pistol Junior test event in Suhl

ISSF Junior World Championship Rifle / Pistol · Suhl, GER

The event proved its popularity as 44 teams participated here in Suhl. Anmol Anmol and Yashaswini Singh Deswal of India outscored Team Russia 2 to win the mixed-gender team competition.

Team India 1 won the Mixed Team 10m Air Pistol Junior test event on the closing day of the 2017 ISSF Junior World Championship in Suhl, Germany. 


Anmol Anmol and Yashaswini Singh Deswal scored 7 points to claim the Gold, beating Team Russia 2 (Alexander Petrov and Nadezhda Kolda) that closed the medal match with 4 points, collecting the silver. 

 

In the Bronze medal match, it was Team France 1 (Mathilde Lamolle and Nicolas Thiel) that made it to the podium with a net score of 7 to 1 points, leaving Team Republic of Korea 1 in 4th place (Sung Yunho and Kim Woori). 

 

On its way to the podium, Team India 1 outscored Team Republic of Korea 1 in the semi-final, with a tally of 239.3 points to Korea’s 235.4. 

 

In the other semi-final, Team Russia 2 scored 237.3 points leaving Team France 1 just one point behind, with 236.3. 

 

44 Teams from 29 nations participated in the test event of the Mixed Team 10m Air Pistol Junior event here in Suhl, showing once again the success of this new competition format among junior athletes. 

 

10m Air Rifle and Pistol Mixed events have been recommended by the ISSF for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Program in an effort to achieve gender equality, to appeal new audiences  and to promote the development of the sport at youth level. The ISSF recommendation - which was recently approved by the ISSF Extraordinary General Assembly in Munich - has been accepted by the IOC on the 9th of June. 

 

 

Marco Dalla Dea