Hangzhou: Indian trap shooters made the last day of shooting at the Asian Games a memorable one as the men’s team won gold and the women’s team won silver while Keenan Chenai won the bronze medal in the individual category. After three medals in trap on the last day, Indian shooters They will return with 22 medals including seven gold, nine silver and six bronze, which is their best performance in the Asian Games.
After the men’s and women’s team medals, all eyes were on Keenan and Zorawar Singh and Manisha Keer who reached the final of six shooters. Keenan scored 32 out of 40 and was in contention for silver but ultimately won bronze. Zorawar, who entered the Asian Games for the third time, finished fifth by scoring 23 and his dream of winning an individual medal again remained unfulfilled.
In the women’s individual category, Manisha Keer finished sixth by scoring 16 out of 25. Earlier, the Indian trio of Prithviraj Todaiman, Kainan Chenai and Zorawar Singh Sandhu won the team gold medal. The women’s trap team of Manisha Keer, Preeti Razak and Rajeshwari Kumari was also successful in winning the silver medal. The Indian men’s team scored 361 points in the qualification round.
Kuwait’s team of Khalid Almudahaf, Talal Alrashidi and Abdulrahman Alfaihan won the silver medal with a score of 359, while China’s team of Yuhao Guo, Yinke Qi and Yuhao Wang won the bronze medal with 354 points. The Indian women’s team won the silver medal by scoring 337 points. China’s team of Qingnian Li, Suisui Wu and Xinqiu Zheng won the gold medal with a world record 357 points. The Kazakhstan team of Maria Dmitrienko, Ezhan Dosamgambetova and Anastasia Prilepina (336) won the bronze medal.